Item description for El animal moribundo = The Dying Animal by Philip Roth...
Kepesh is a reputable cultural critic whom, even in his sixties, recruits his students as lovers. One of them is Consuelo, a beautiful twenty-four year-old. The story is woven between the present and the memories of the past: during the sexual revolution of the Sixties, revolution which he took advantage of to leave his family and radically reject any sentimental commitment. Now he faces a passionate relationship with Consuelo, whose intensity is almost unbearable because of how close he feels death.
Description in Spanish: David Kepesh, a sus ochenta aos, confiesa a un personaje desconocido una de sus ltimas experiencias sentimentales: la que mantuvo con Consuelo Castillo, una joven cubana, casi cincuenta aos ms joven que l.
Desde que la revolucin de los sesenta lo liber de sus ataduras familiares, Kepesh, profesor universitario, famoso periodista, un hombre seductor, inteligente y culto, ha vivido al margen de cualquier compromiso. Y tiene una rica fuente para sus conquistas dentro de sus propias clases. A las puertas de la vejez, la vitalidad y la hermosura de Consuelo enfrentarn al protagonista con el significado de su vida.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.52 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher Santillana USA Publishing Company
ISBN 8420465062 ISBN13 9788420465067
Availability 0 units.
More About Philip Roth
In 1997 Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral. In 1998 he received the National Medal of Arts at the White House and in 2002 the highest award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Gold Medal in Fiction. He has twice won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has won the PEN/Faulkner Award three times. In 2005 The Plot Against America received the Society of American Historians' Prize for "the outstanding historical novel on an American theme for 2003-2004." Recently Roth received PEN's two most prestigious awards: in 2006 the PEN/Nabokov Award and in 2007 the PEN/Bellow Award for achievement in American fiction. Roth is the only living American novelist to have his work published in a comprehensive, definitive edition by the Library of America. In 2011 he received the National Humanities Medal at the White House, and was later named the fourth recipient of the Man Booker International Prize.
Philip Roth currently resides in Newark. Philip Roth was born in 1933.