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The Friend of Women and Other Stories

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  • Title: The Friend of Women and Other Stories
  • Author: Louis Auchincloss
  • ISBN: 9780618718665
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Hardcover

[PDF] Download è The Friend of Women and Other Stories : by Louis Auchincloss, The Friend of Women and Other Stories, Louis Auchincloss, The Friend of Women and Other Stories The Los Angeles Times has lauded Louis Auchincloss as a novelist committed to examining the complicated layers of character psychology and society In The Friend of Women that dedication shines on every page in the singular epigrammatic style of an American master The mysteries of character are at the heart of these six previously unpublished pieces In the [PDF] Download è The Friend of Women and Other Stories : by Louis Auchincloss - The Friend of Women and Other Stories, The Friend of Women and Other Stories The Los Angeles Times has lauded Louis Auchincloss as a novelist committed to examining the complicated layers of character psychology and society In The Friend of Women that dedication shines on e

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About "Louis Auchincloss"

  1. Louis Auchincloss

    Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American novelist, historian, and essayist.Among Auchincloss s best known books are the multi generational sagas The House of Five Talents, Portrait in Brownstone, and East Side Story Other well known novels include The Rector of Justin, the tale of a renowned headmaster of a school like Groton trying to deal with changing times, and The Embezzler, a look at white collar crime Auchincloss is known for his closely observed portraits of old New York and New England society.

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  1. March 2011Louis Auchincloss vs George SaundersI read CivilWarLand in Bad Decline back in February, in the first week of Wisconsin s budget battle It was not a fun read Oh, the stories were good, but it was difficult and depressing to read about Saunders s visions of a crazy dystopian future America when our own governor was firing the first shot of the ongoing Republican War On Unions.After Saunders, though, I picked up The Friend of Women and ever so briefly forgot my troubles Dystopia Capitali [...]


  2. Told through the eyes of the three womens a sexual, former literature teacher and life long confidante the title story The Friend of Women, is a biting tale of three school girl friends who happened to be born before their time Their desire to be independent, interllectual people who are able to have minds, careers and selves of completely ones own will never be realized Auchencloss as usual shines a light into the monied, high society of the early twentieth century and all that comes with it I [...]



  3. Having read a historical book by the author that was solidly in the so so category I was a bit reluctant to tackle one of his literary works This particular book attracted me because I had just read The Great Gatsby, and according to the cover this book explored similar themes I am so glad I took a chance on this book The characters and dialogues are ridiculously believable and interesting I also enjoyed working out the meanings of some of the intriguing titles, whose connection to the plot only [...]


  4. The Friend of Women and Other Stories is a compilation of works that depicts the lives of different individuals throughout five short stories and one play Though these situations are true to life, they are presented as challenges that must be overcome or conquered For instance, the title story is written about three women and how much impact one particular man has on their lives The other stories deal with elements that many of us struggle with on a daily basis Love, family, divorce, and betraya [...]


  5. I read this book in conjunction with a marvellous article in the New Yorker that examined the crossed paths between Louis Auchincloss and William F Buckley Auchincloss has been a favorite of mine for many years he s a master of the short story and character Don t miss the New Yorker article newyorker reporting 20


  6. Every short story in this book was an entertaining read, some were memorable than others I liked the first story but I wish the women had had a little agency and didn t need a man to solve all their problems I also liked the story about Kate and the play at the end.


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