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ISBN-10: 1400033624

ISBN-13: 9781400033621

Edition: 2003

Authors: Leonard Cohen

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In this unforgettable novel, Leonard Cohen boldly etches the youth and early manhood of Lawrence Breavman, only son of an old Jewish family in Montreal. Life for Breavman is made up of dazzling colour – a series of motion pictures fed through a high-speed projector: the half-understood death of his father; the adult games of love and war, with their infinite capacity for fantasy and cruelty; his secret experiments with hypnotism; the night-long adventures with Krantz, his beloved comrade and confidant. Later, achieving literary fame as a college student, Breavman does penance through manual labour, but ultimately flees to New York. And although he has loved the bodies of many women, it is…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Leonard Cohen is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet and novelist. His first book of poetry, 'Let Us Compare Mythologies', was published in 1956 and his first novel, the semi-autobiographical 'The Favourite Game', in 1963. Cohen has recorded numerous albums and published several books of poetry and an experimental novel, 'Beautiful Losers' (1966). Cohen lives in Montreal, Canada.