Stoner John E Williams



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Read the greatest rediscovered classic of recent years A beautiful, sad, utterly convincing account of an entire life Ian McEwan 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 fathers 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 – of the conflicts, defeats and victories of the human race that pass unrecorded by history – and in doing so reclaims the significance of an individual life. A brilliant, beautiful, inexorably sad, wise and elegant novel Nick Hornby A terrific novel of echoing sadness Julian Barnes

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