Falconer (Google eBook)
Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him back into childhood. Only John Cheever could deliver these grand themes with the irony, unforced eloquence, and exhilarating humor that make Falconer such a triumphant work of the moral imagination.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: FalconerUser Review - Isaac Cooper - Goodreads
The best thing I can say about Falconer is that it's made me interested in John Cheever's other writings, and if he can do something good with his very pretty prose. Falconer has the dreaded Nabakov ... Read full review
Review: FalconerUser Review - Matthew - Goodreads
A slow dive into a prison sitcom. No. That's not quite right. Let's begin again. John Cheever. What else do I need to same. I guess at some level I am a bit of a fanboy. But I digress. Discussing ... Read full review