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

Review: Beautiful Losers

User Review  - Mia - Goodreads

I went into this reading fully expecting to give this novel(?)a full five stars ... after all, it's Leonard Cohen! The same Leonard Cohen who penned my all time favorite song 'Hallelujah' AND it was ... Read full review

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