The Internet Book List - Spread the word

Book Information: Henderson the Rain King

Henderson the Rain King (1959) [Novel]
by Saul Bellow Rating: Weighted - 5.8 / Average - 5.3 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary :

Seriocomic novel by Saul Bellow, published in 1959. The novel examines the midlife crisis of Eugene Henderson, an unhappy millionaire. The story concerns Henderson's search for meaning. A larger-than-life 55-year-old who has accumulated money, position, and a large family, he nonetheless feels unfulfilled. He makes a spiritual journey to Africa, where he draws emotional sustenance from experiences with African tribes. Deciding that his true destiny is as a healer, Henderson returns home, planning to enter medical school.

Original title: Henderson the Rain King
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Henderson the Rain King

Henderson the Rain King (1959)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!

Manifested in:

Henderson the Rain King (1959)

ISBN: 0140189424

Add to my library

©Steven Jeffery /, 2017
Terms of Use