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Beautiful Losers (1966) [Novel]
by Leonard Cohen Rating: Weighted - 6.2 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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From the publisher
One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohenís most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint.

By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty, Beautiful Losers explores each characterís attainment of a state of self-abandonment, in which the sensualist cannot be distinguished from the saint.

Original title: Beautiful Losers
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdult/Mature Content
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

Edition #1: Beautiful Losers

Beautiful Losers (1966)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Gorgeously comes out of it having seen beautiful and terrible visions." The New York Times
  • "...a disagreeable religious epic of incomparable beauty." from the 1st edition dust jacket
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Beautiful Losers (1966)

ISBN: 0679748253

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