Stoner / John Williams ; with an introduction by John McGahern.Publication details: London : Vintage Classic, 2012.Description: xii, 278 pages ; 20 cmISBN:
- 9780099561545 (paperback)
- 0099561549 (paperback)
- Stoner : a novel
- 813.54 23
This ed. originally published: London: Vintage, 2003.
William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death his colleagues remember him rarely. Yet with truthfulness, compassion and intense power, this novel uncovers a story of universal value. "Stoner" tells of the conflicts, defeats and victories of the human race that pass unrecorded by history, and reclaims the significance of an individual life. A reading experience like no other, itself a paean to the power of literature, it is a novel to be savoured.
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