John Cheever

John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer. He is sometimes called "the Chekhov of the suburbs".
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The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever by John Cheever
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Meet the Wapshots of St Botolphs. There is Captain Leander Wapshot venerable seadog and wouldbe suicide his licentious older son Moses and Moses adoring and errant younger brother Coverly. Tragic and funny ribald and splendidly picaresque and partly based on Cheevers adolescence in New England The Wapshot Chronicle is a family narrative in the finest traditions of Trollope Dickens and Henry James.  read more
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Bullet Park by John Cheever by John Cheever
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Eliot Nailles loves his wife and son to distraction Paul Hammer is a bastard named after a common household tool. Neighbours in Bullet Park the two become fatefully linked by the mysterious binding power of their names in Cheevers sharp and funny hymn to the dubious normality of the American suburbs.  read more
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Falconer by John Cheever by John Cheever
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Ezekiel Farragut is a college professor a drugaddict and a murderer. Locked in Falconer State Penitentiary he struggles through tormenting visits from his wife the burden of memory and guilt and the brutal monotony of his surroundings to retain his humanity eventually finding the possibility of redemption through an affair with a fellow prisoner. Considered by many to be Cheevers masterpiece Falconer is a tour de force from one of Americas greatest storytellers.  read more
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Oh What a Paradise it Seems by John Cheever
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Bullet Park by John Cheever
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Collected Stories (Vintage Classics) by Hanif Kureishi, John Cheever
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Falconer by John Cheever
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A study of the elaborate personalities that develop within prison walls, and their tenuous relation to prisoners' past lives and crimes. A convicted drug addict and murderer adapts to the gloom, fascination and eroticism of the new camaraderie. The American author was a Pulitzer Prize winner.  read more
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Oh, What a Paradise it Seems by John Cheever
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The Letters of John Cheever by John Cheever
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One of the most beloved and important writers of the 20th century comes vividly to life in this intimate collection of his letters, superbly edited by his son. 31 black-and-white photos.  read more
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The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever
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1964. 309 pages. Yellow dust jacket with pink lettering over red cloth. Clean pages with firm binding. Front endpaper missing, with top corner of half title page cut out neatly. Name plate on front paste down. Mild wear to spine, edges and corners. Clipped dust jacket. Mild wear, tear and chipping to edges and corners. Moderate tanning to spine. Mild soiling to DJ.  read more
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The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever
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1964. 309 pages. Brown jacket over blue boards. Good copy with firm binding and clean pages throughout. Mild foxing to endpapers and page edges. Well bound in neat cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Mild shelf wear to edges and corners. Clipped and mild foxed jacket, has light shelf wear and rub marking.  read more
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