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Bethel Merriday (1940) [Novel]
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America's great Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Sinclair Lewis, tells the story of a beautiful woman in a jungle of ruthless ambition and corruption. Here is an unforgettable triumph by a writer whose biting brilliance and deep human insight have never been surpassed.
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Original title: Bethel Merriday
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire


  • Dedication: "To CORNELIUS HORACE TRAEGER Dramatic Critic, Physician and Friend"

Edition #1: Bethel Merriday

Bethel Merriday (1940)
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Language: English

  • "Exciting... a fascinating novel..." The Atlantic
  • "Belongs in the big line of Main Street and Babbitt" Christian Science Monitor
  • "First Rate" New Yorker
  • "The story of this touring company is told with definitive mastery of narrative technique; the author successfully sustains excitement on the reader's part... It is the work of a matured artist writing about the kind of people and the kind of work he really loves... a fascinating novel and a very acute study of the upper, middle and lower levels of that strange self-conscious race, the strolling players of the world." The Atlantic
  • "Mr. Sinclair Lewis, as usual, knows his stuff." Manchester Guardian
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