By Andrew Sean Greer
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
A manhattan Times striking ebook of 2017
A Washington put up Top Ten e-book of 2017
A San Francisco Chronicle most sensible Ten e-book of 2017
Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, the Lambda Award and the California ebook Award
"I couldn't love much less more."--Ron Charles, Washington Post
"Andrew Sean Greer's Less is superb corporation. it really is at least bedazzling, bewitching and be-wonderful."--Christopher Buckley, manhattan occasions publication Review
Who says you cannot run clear of your problems? you're a failed novelist approximately to show fifty. a marriage invitation arrives within the mail: your boyfriend of the earlier 9 years is engaged to another individual. you cannot say yes--it will be too awkward--and you cannot say no--it may seem like defeat. in your table are a sequence of invites to half-baked literary occasions round the world.
QUESTION: How do you set up to bypass town?
ANSWER: You settle for them all.
What may get it wrong? Arthur much less will virtually fall in love in Paris, nearly fall to his loss of life in Berlin, slightly get away to a Moroccan ski chalet from a Saharan sandstorm, by accident e-book himself because the (only) writer-in-residence at a Christian Retreat heart in Southern India, and come upon, on a wilderness island within the Arabian Sea, the final individual on the earth he desires to face. someplace in there: he'll flip fifty. via all of it, there's his old flame. and there's his last.
Because, regardless of most of these mishaps, missteps, misunderstandings and errors, Less is, specifically, a love story.
A scintillating satire of the yankee in another country, a rumination on time and the human center, a bittersweet romance of percentages misplaced, through an writer The ny Times has hailed as "inspired, lyrical," "elegiac," "ingenious," in addition to "too sappy through half," Less shows a author on the height of his abilities elevating the curtain on our shared human comedy.
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