By Sinclair Lewis
Zenith is the Midwestern urban the place George F. Babbitt lives and works. A profitable actual property agent, his company presents all of the fabric trappings and luxury he thinks he should have. he's a member of all of the correct golf equipment, and unquestioningly stocks an analogous aspirations and concepts as his acquaintances and fellow Boosters. but even complacent, conformist Babbitt goals of romance and break out, and whilst his ally does anything to throw his global the other way up, he rebels, and attempts to find
fulfilment in romantic adventures and liberal pondering. Hilarious and poignant, Babbitt turns the highlight on center the US and strips naked the hypocrisy of commercial perform, social mores, politics, and non secular associations. a super satire, it inspires an period and while exposes a
universal social malaise.
In his advent and notes Gordon Hutner explores the novel's old and literary contexts, and its wealthy cultural and social references.
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