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The Day of the Locust

by West, Nathanael

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Time-Life Books, 1982. Soft cover, 167 pages, text is clean & unmarked, very good condition. Time reading Program Special Edition ISBN: ISBN 0809438410.

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The Day of the Locust is a 1939 novel by American author Nathanael West, set in Hollywood, California during the Great Depression, depicting the alienation and desperation of a disparate group of individuals who exist at the fringes of the movie industry. Time Magazine included the novel in its TIME 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005, and noted critic Harold Bloom included it in his list of canonical works in the book The Western Canon.


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