Stoner: A Novel By John Williams

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Stoner: A Novel By (author) John Williams ISBN:9780099561545 The greatest rediscovered classic of recent years, Stoner is a literary legend – now repackaged with a more commercial, eye-catching and human-centred cover image.

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Read the greatest rediscovered classic of recent yearsnn ‘A beautiful, sad, utterly convincing account of an entire life’ Ian McEwan nnWilliam Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father’s farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death, his colleagues remember him rarely.nnYet with truthfulness, compassion and intense power, this novel uncovers a story of universal value – of the conflicts, defeats and victories of the human race that pass unrecorded by history – and in doing so reclaims the significance of an individual life. nn’A brilliant, beautiful, inexorably sad, wise and elegant novel’ Nick Hornbynn ‘A terrific novel of echoing sadness’ Julian Barnes
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Williams, John