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Humboldt's Gift - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)

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For many years, the great poet Von Humboldt Fleisher and Charlie Citrine, a young man inflamed with a love for literature, were the best of friends. At the time of his death, however, Humboldt is a failure, and Charlie's life has reached a low point: his career is at a standstill, and he's enmeshed in an acrimonious divorce, infatuated with a highly unsuitable young woman and involved with a neurotic mafioso. And then Humboldt acts from beyond the grave, bestowing upon Charlie an unexpected legacy that may just help him turn his life around.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141188768
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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“Humboldt's Gift”

Laden with pungent characters, humour, and glittering, imperial-quality prose, Humboldt's Gift is an exuberant novel from the 1970s. Charlie Citrine, an honour-laden American writer evaluates his unhappy,... More

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