Sport and a Pastime (Panther S) (Hardcover)

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For luminous, masterful, unabashedly beautiful writing, behold James Salter. I read this book, and then I read it again. And again. And again. Each time it yielded something new—to quote the novel, “like memorizing the reflections of a diamond. The slightest movement and an entirely new brilliance appears.” The premise is simple: a handsome young American and his girlfriend drive around provincial France and make love. But no one writes sex like Salter—it’s primordial and transcendent and awkward and gorgeous and scary and sad. Think Hemingway with a heart.

— Maddie

Product Details
ISBN: 9781860463853
ISBN-10: 1860463851
Publisher: Harvill Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 1997
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Panther S