By Leonard Cohen

ISBN-10: 0670152919

ISBN-13: 9780670152919

ISBN-10: 0679748253

ISBN-13: 9780679748250

ISBN-10: 0771092865

ISBN-13: 9780771092862

ISBN-10: 1538548712

ISBN-13: 9781538548714

one of many best-known experimental novels of the Nineteen Sixties, Beautiful Losers is Leonard Cohen’ s such a lot defiant and uninhibited paintings. As imagined via Cohen, hell is an house in Montreal, the place a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relatives with the lifeless. In that hell males and a lady wire impossibly and betray each other many times. reminiscence blurs into blasphemous sexual fantasy--and redemption takes the shape of an Iroquois saint and virgin who has been useless for three hundred years yet nonetheless has the ability to save lots of even the main degraded of her suitors.

First released in 1966, Beautiful Losers demonstrates that its writer is not just an outstanding songwriter but in addition a novelist of visionary strength. humorous, harrowing, and fiercely relocating, it's a vintage erotic tragedy, incandescent in its prose and exhilarating for its dicy union of sexuality and faith.

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