Loving ; Living ; Party Going

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Penguin, 1978 - Fiction - 527 pages
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This volume brings together three of Henry Green's intensely original novels - 'Loving' contrasts the lives of servants and masters in an Irish castle during World War II; 'Living' those of workers and owners in a Birmingham iron foundry; 'Party going' presents a party of wealthy travelers stranded by fog in a London railway hotel while throngs of workers await trains in the station below.
 

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User Review  - AlisonY - LibraryThing

This novel frustrated me. On the one hand, I really enjoyed Green's writing and the setting - it was very much Downton Abbey-esque, so much so that I did wonder if Julian Fellowes got some major ... Read full review

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User Review  - EadieB - LibraryThing

I'm sorry to say that I did not enjoy this book at all. The writing style was very difficult to read and I struggled to finish the book. If it wasn't for the fact that 2 other people were relying on ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
7
Loving
17
Living
205
Party Going
383
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

"His novels made more of a stylistic impact upon me than those of any writer living or dead."
      --John Updike

"Green's novels reproduce as few do the actual sensation of living."
     --Elizabeth Bowen

John Updike author of Rabbit, Run and other celebrated works, is a preeminent American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet.

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