Sabbath’s Theater

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This is the story of Mickey Sabbath, a disgraced puppeteer who, after the death of his long-time mistress, embarks on a raging journey into dionysian extremism, madness and bitter understanding. Philip Roth won the 1995 National Book Award.

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‘A work of near heroic vitality and cunning’ Sunday Telegraph

At sixty-four Mickey Sabbath is still defiantly antagonistic and exceedingly libidinous; sex is an obsession and a principle, an instrument of perpetual misrule in his daily existence.

But after the death of his long-time mistress – an erotic free spirit whose great taste for the impermissible matches his own – Sabbath embarks on a turbulent journey into his past. Bereft and grieving, tormented by the ghosts of those who loved and hated him, he contrives a succession of farcical disasters that take him to the brink of madness and extinction…

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction

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Weight 0.341 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.9 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

451

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.54 (edition:20)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K