Beautiful losers

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McClelland & Stewart, 1991 - Fiction - 269 pages
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One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s,Beautiful Losersis 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 Losersexplores each characterís attainment of a state of self-abandonment, in which the sensualist cannot be distinguished from the saint.

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Review: Beautiful Losers

User Review  - Charles Joyce - Goodreads

Leonard Cohen, so often unfairly referred to as the Dylan of the Great North, has a special talent in which he infuses every moment of life with poetry and magic. This novel, a story of a love affiar ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tina - Goodreads

What a wonderful shock this book was! His music guided my through the good and the bad in my life ever since I was a child, and I cannot image a day with Master Song or Take this Waltz, but I only ... Read full review

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