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The Day of the Locust
by Nathanael West


Overview - The Day of the Locust is a 1939 novel by American author Nathanael West, set in Hollywood, California during the Great Depression, its overarching themes deal with the alienation and desperation of a broad group of odd individuals who exist at the fringes of the Hollywood movie industry.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Day of the Locust is a 1939 novel by American author Nathanael West, set in Hollywood, California during the Great Depression, its overarching themes deal with the alienation and desperation of a broad group of odd individuals who exist at the fringes of the Hollywood movie industry. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Day of the Locust #73 on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. Time magazine included the novel in its list of 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005, and noted critic Harold Bloom included it in his list of canonical works in the book The Western Canon.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781604448115
  • ISBN-10: 1604448113
  • Publisher: Indoeuropeanpublishing.com
  • Publish Date: July 2014
  • Page Count: 146
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds


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