Penguin Modern Classics: The Revenge For Love

Penguin Modern Classics: The Revenge For Love by Wyndham Lewis
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ISBN
9780141187648
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
400
Dimensions
129 x 198mm
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Percy Hardcaster, a communist fighter wounded in the Spanish Civil War, returns to London to acclaim and adoration. But is his hero's welcome deserved? In this modernist classic, Wyndham Lewis brilliantly depicts a world in which everyone is hiding something - from Hardcaster himself to the failed artist Victor Stamp, reduced to turning out forgeries in order to earn a living.

In prose that is by turns humorous and tragic, 'The Revenge For Love' portrays a society in which deceit - including false propaganda and the smuggling of non-existent guns - is all-pervasive. Here everyone wears a mask, and loyalty, art and friendship are all shown to be nothing compared to brute force and the realities of the political game.
ISBN:
9780141187648
Publication Date:
14 / 04 / 2004
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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