Bookclub reads “American Pastoral”

Bookclub reads “American Pastoral” | 21/09/2018 | 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Bookclub reads "American Pastoral"

The September read for the bookclub is “American Pastoral”.

American Pastoral is a Philip Roth novel published in 1997 concerning Seymour “Swede” Levov, a successful Jewish American businessman and former high school star athlete from Newark, New Jersey. Levov’s happy and conventional upper middle class life is ruined by the domestic social and political turmoil of the 1960s during the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, which in the novel is described as a manifestation of the “indigenous American berserk”

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Location: English-language Library in Angers