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The Dean's December

Albert Corde dean of a Chicago college is unprepared for the violent response to his expose of city corruption Accused of betraying his city as w. Do you remember the nightmares that poured out of the hearts of the people of Rumania after the brief glory of glasnost We shouldn t soon forget themAnd Saul Bellow h

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Back and forth between the two cities The Dean's December represents Bellow's most spirited resistance to the forces of our time Malcolm Bradbur. This was another beautiful story from Bellow but uite a bit melancholy that the others I have read Herzog Augie March Mr Sammler s Planet Seize the Day I liked the Albe


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  1. says:

    Do you remember the nightmares that poured out of the hearts of the people of Rumania after the brief glory of glasnost? We shouldn’t soon forget themAnd Saul Bellow here just gives us the barest but scariest outline of

  2. says:

    Astonishing by FAR Bellow's most accomplished book Tender intelligent passionate death hauntedof course it is Bellow perfectly constructed far richer in both plot and character than one usually expects from Bellow coherenteven the intellectual moments are so much throughly digested and the poetics of the final movement just a masterpiece

  3. says:

    This is the story of Albert Corde a college dean whose Roumanian astronomer wife Minna defected to the West with

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    Now I understand why teachers dis

  5. says:

    This is the most powerful of Bellow's novels I've read to date An aging journalist turned college dean caught up in situations which emphasize the personal ramifications of the social political storms raging at home and the unforgiving communist bureaucracy of his wife's homeland of Rumania Haunted by hostile pol

  6. says:

    Bellow’s reputation as a remarkable prose stylist shows here in the way he uses detail to foreshadow The heightened use of contrast too sets the book apart from his other novels; the story itself follows the same template used for Bellow's other novels – the lives of the urban upper class and educated What's different this time is a striking aspect of the protagonist here an ability to express the utter devastation of life in the Ame

  7. says:

    This was another beautiful story from Bellow but uite a bit melancholy that the others I have read Herzog Augie March Mr Sammler's Planet Seize the Day I liked the Albert Corde character and his wife Minna Perhaps with the fall of the iron curtain and the disappearance of the hideous dictatorship in Hungary some of the pol

  8. says:

    A humane man struggles with meaning and mortality amid modernity’s failed utopias East and West

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    The Dean's December is set back in the early '80's when I guess need to check the dates Communist control in Eastern Europe was still in place The book centers on a middle aged intellectual Dean who accompanies his wife to Bucharest to be with her mother for her final days of life The book is mostly conversations and thoughts that the Dean has over the month of December with the narrative pivoting between events in Bucharest and some chao

  10. says:

    This is gentle and somewhat sedate but every thing that happens in it resonates I suppose some people must play a billion notes to enthrall you and some can play a few carefully placed harmonies and seduce you with their fictional worlds