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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
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The Depression of the 1930s led people to desperate measures to survive. The marathon dance craze, which flourished at that time seemed a simple way for people to earn extra money dancing the hours away for cash, for weeks at a time. But the underside of that craze was filled with a competition and violence unknown to most ballrooms. A lurid tale of dancing and desperation: Horace McCoy's classic American novel captures the dark side of the 1930s.

'Sordid, pathetic, senselessly exciting ... has the immediacy and the significance of a nerve-shattering explosion - New Republic

Were it not in its physical details so carefully documented, it would be lurid beyond itself - Nation

Language is not minced in this short novel which presents life in its most brutal aspect - Saturday Review of Literature

The first existentialist novel to have appeared in America - Simone de Beauvoir

A brilliant, bitter, wonderful portrait of mother and daughter, artist and lover - Kirkus

Autor McCOY, Horace
An apariţie 2010
Editura Serpent's Tail
Nr pagini VI+134
Dimensiuni 30.5 x 30 cm
Etichete: mccoy horace