Light Years Paperback
by James Salter
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
Nedra and Viri are a married couple whose favoured life is centred around dinners, ingenious games with their children, enviable friends and near-perfect days passed skating on a frozen river or sunning on the beach.
But fine cracks are beginning to spread through the shimmering surface of their life - flaws that will eventually mar the lovely picture beyond repair.
Seductive, witty, tender and resonant, Light Years is an exquisite novel of lost lives and the elusiveness of happiness.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/03/2007
- ISBN: 9780141188638
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Review by Linus_Linus
Rereading, actually. Just to place Salter correctly in the hierarchy of american prose. Between Bellow and Mailer?