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By John O'Hara

ISBN-10: 0143107089

ISBN-13: 9780143107088

ISBN-10: 0143124684

ISBN-13: 9780143124689

The bestselling novel that grew to become an Oscar-winning movie starring Elizabeth Taylor approximately New York's speakeasy generation

A masterpiece of yank fiction and a bestseller upon its booklet in 1935, BUtterfield eight lays bare with brash honesty the unstated and infrequently stunning truths that lurked underneath the outside of a society nonetheless reeling from the results of the good melancholy. One Sunday morning, Gloria wakes up in a stranger's house with not anything yet a torn night gown, stockings, and panties. whilst she steals a fur coat from the cloth wardrobe to put on domestic, she unleashes a series of occasions that may purely finish in tragedy. encouraged by means of actual occasions, this novel triggered a sensation on its ebook for its frank depiction of the connection among a wild and beautiful young lady and a decent, married man.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes through special students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations through award-winning translators.

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