Mr. Sammler"s planet.

by Saul Bellow

Publisher: Viking Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 313 Downloads: 454
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  • New York (N.Y.)


  • Holocaust survivors -- Fiction,
  • City and town life -- Fiction,
  • Intellectuals -- Fiction,
  • Jewish men -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B41937 Mi
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5074438M
ISBN 100670333190
LC Control Number74087248

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Sammler’s Planet Winner, National Book Awards for Fiction. ISBN The Viking Press. Saul Bellow. Praised for his vision, his ear for detail, his humor, and the masterful artistry of his prose, Saul Bellow was born of Russian Jewish parents in Lachine, Quebec inand was raised in Chicago.

He received his Bachelor. Sammler’s Planet, novel by Saul Bellow, published in It won the National Book Award for fiction in The setting is New York City during the politically tumultuous late s.

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The planet was our mother and our burial ground. No wonder the human spirit wished to leave. Leave this prolific belly. Leave also this great tomb. Passion for the infinite caused by the terror, by timor mortis, needed material appeasement.” ― Saul Bellow, Mr.

Sammler's Planet. ‎Who is Mr. Sammler. A Jewish intellectual educated in Western philosophy, a one-eyed Holocaust survivor, the future author of the greatest biography ever written of H.G.

Wells or merely the trusted confidant of countless eccentric New Yorkers, a "registrar of follies". Through the chaoti 5/5(1). Sammler’s Planet explores the typical Bellovian conflict of accepting the world on its own terms while recognizing and adhering to higher spiritual values.

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An intellectual who once thrived on the great works of Western literature and philosophy, he now occasionally lectures at Cited by: Mr. Sammler's planet will be terra firma to all Bellow admirers. The novel is, as Herzog was, a polemic, or discourse--a dazzling discourse commenting on man and always searching for "what is normal for human life" through one of his put-upon, assertive, strenuously speculative dangling men.

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This First Edition, Signed by Saul BELLOW is available at Bauman Rare Books. Sammler’s Planet was the recipient of the National Book Awards.

In this compelling reflection of life in New York City at the end of the ’s, Mr. Sammler is an aging Holocaust survivor who literally pulled himself out of a mass grave created when Nazi’s gunned victims down during an action.

Publisher's Summary Mr. Artur Sammler is, above all, a man who has lasted, from the civilized pleasures of English life in the s and 30s through the war and death camps in Poland. Moving now through the chaotic and dangerous streets of New York's Upper West Side, Mr. Sammler is attentive to everything, and appalled by nothing.

As with most of Bellow’s fiction, the plot of Mr. Sammler’s Planet is both manically inventive and oddly desultory. The book chronicles a couple of days in. Saul Bellow is the only author to have received three National Book Awards, for The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr.

Sammler s Planet, in addition to both the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellow s oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary.". Bookseller Inventory # He was the first novelist to win the National Book Award three times, for The Adventures of Augie March, for Herzog, and for Mr.

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