Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth (born March 19 1933) is an American novelist. He first gained attention with the 1959 novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American Jewish life for which he received the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.
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Penguin Modern Stories 3 by Philip Roth et al
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1969. 142 pages. Good condition vintage Penguin paperback. Great reading copy. Pages may be yellowed or foxed and covers may show signs of scuffing or shelf wear. Fast dispatch, international...
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Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
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1971. 309 pages. No dust jacket. Black paper covers. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing,...
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Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth
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1964. 216 pages. Pictorial paperback with B&W lettering. Heavy tanning to endpapers and page edges. Mild wear, tear and chipping to spine, cover edges and corners. Moderate tanning to spine....
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Our Gang : Starring Tricky and his Friends by Roth, Philip
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The character of Tricky presents one of the greatest hypocritical opportunists, an unprincipled self-seeker in this satirical vision of a debased national leadership speaking a language that is...
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Zuckerman Unbound by Roth, Philip
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Following the wild success of his novel, Carnovsky, Nathan Zuckerman has been catapulted into the literary limelight. As he ventures out onto the streets of Manhattan he finds himself accosted...
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Zuckerman Unbound by Roth, Philip
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Following the wild success of his novel, Carnovsky, Nathan Zuckerman has been catapulted into the literary limelight. As he ventures out onto the streets of Manhattan he finds himself accosted...
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Deception by Roth, Philip
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The Anatomy Lesson by Roth, Philip
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With his fortieth birthday receding into the distance, along with his hairline and his most successful novel, the writer Nathan Zuckerman comes down with a mysterious affliction - pure pain,...
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The Dying Animal by Roth, Philip
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'This is a vicious, furious book, unapologetically not of this age - it is also horribly funny and unflinchingly honest' New StatesmanDavid Kepesh, white-haired, and now in his sixties, is an...
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When She Was Good by Roth, Philip
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When she was still a child, Lucy Nelson had her irresponsible, alcoholic father thrown in jail. Since then, Lucy has become a furious adolescent - raging against middle-class life and...
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The Human Stain by Philip Roth
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It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president. It is also the last year of professor Coleman Silk's life, whose own tragic...
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Our Gang: Starring Tricky and His Friends by Roth, Philip
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The character of Tricky presents one of the greatest hypocritical opportunists, an unprincipled self-seeker in this satirical vision of a debased national leadership speaking a language that is...
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Letting Go by Roth, Philip
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Patrimony: A True Story by Roth, Philip
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The author examines the life and experiences of his father as the latter comes to terms with a diagnosed brain tumour. Full of love and dread, Roth accompanies his father through each fearful...
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Reading Myself and Others by Roth, Philip
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The Professor of Desire by Roth, Philip
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My Life as a Man by Roth, Philip
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A fiction-within-a-fiction, My Life as a Man centres on the fraught marriage of Peter, a gifted young writer and Maureen Tarnopol, the woman who wants to be his muse but who instead becomes his...
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Portnoy's Complaint by Roth, Philip
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Tells of a story of Alexander Portnoy, who is thrust through life by his unappeasable sexuality, yet held back at the same time by the grip of his unforgettable childhood. From the author of...
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Patrimony: A True Story by Roth, Philip
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Patrimony is a true story about the relationship between a father and a son. The son, full of love, anxiety and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal,...
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