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 Cohen’s 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 character’s attainment of a state of self-abandonment, in which the sensualist cannot be distinguished from the saint.

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User Review  - Daniela - Goodreads

"Ordinary eternal machinery, like the grinding of the stars." In short, this is poetry. I cannot think of many lines in this book which did not make my heart swell and ache and break over and over and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tsveta Haydarova - Goodreads

I've read Paul Bryant's review and something just drawn me into the book, I wanted to read it so much! Thank you, Paul. http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... That book is insane! I hate it and I ... Read full review

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