Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Melville House On Sale: October 2, 2012 Price: $15.00
Hailed by his famous contemporaries including Edith Wharton, H.G. Wells, Katherine Mansfield, Graham Greene, and Evelyn Waugh, who called him a “genius,” William Gerhardie is one of the twentieth century’s forgotten masters, and his lovely comedy Futility one of the century’s neglected masterpieces.
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Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Melville House On Sale: January 29, 2013 Price: $17.00
The Anglo-Russian author William Gerhardie was hailed by writers including Graham Greene, Edith Wharton, Evelyn Waugh and others as a “genius,” and this, his long-out-of-print second novel, is generally acclaimed as his comic masterpiece–not to mention “the most influential English novel of the twentieth century,” according to William Boyd.