[PDF] The Great and the Good By Michel Déon – Buyphenergan500.us

The Great and the Good Download The Great And The Good Michel D On Easyfaroairporttransfers.co.uk Arthur Morgan Travels To New York In The 1950s He Encounters Gilded Youth, The Rich And Eccentric, And Is Invited To The White House He Succeeds In Meeting The Great And The Good But The Repercussions Of Unfulfilled Desires And Love Will Resurface Long After Arthur Has Returned To France.

[PDF] The Great and the Good  By Michel Déon – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 232 pages
  • The Great and the Good
  • Michel Déon
  • English
  • 18 June 2017
  • 1910477281

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  1. says:

    A coming of age tale set in the 1950s, The Great and the Good tells of the adventures of young and innocent Arthur Morgan who sails to the US from France on a scholarship to an Ivy League University En route he meets an unlikely trio of passengers, worldly and, to his eyes at least, sophisticated and exotic He falls in love with the elusive Augusta but the progress of any potential romance is fraught with difficulties Not least the completely unconvincing nature of Augusta herself and her rat A coming of age tale set in the 1950s, The Great and the Good tells of the adventures of young and innocent Arthur Morgan who sails to the US from France on a scholarship to an Ivy League University En route he meets an unlikely trio of passengers, worldly and, to his eyes at least, sophisticated and exotic He falls in love with the elusive Augusta but the progress of any potential romance is fraught with difficulties Not least the completely unconvincing nature of Augusta herself and her rather manipulative brother It s a rather picaresque story and ultimately a tedious one I couldn t summon up enthusiasm for any of this motley crew and really didn t care whether Arth...


  2. says:

    I love the 1950 s and books set in the 1950 s I love Translated from the original this book is translated perfectly With no funny embarrassing translation instead running seamlessly and translated well This book is not a book to skim read This book is to read and savour Enjoying every moment every word and every description.New York pops with amazing descriptions and you really feel that you are there in the 1950s with everyone I really liked the characters in this book and I liked the rel I love the 1950 s and books set in the 1950 s I love Translated from the original this book is translated perfectly With no funny embarrassing translation instead running seamlessly and translated well This book is not a book to skim read This book is to read and savour Enjoying every moment every word and every description.New York pops with amazing descriptions and you really feel that you are there in the 1950s with everyone I really liked the characters in this book and I liked the relationships between them I loved going on the journey of discovery and growing up Arthur emerges from the newly liberated but financially depressed France Where he will continue his studies in a prestigious New England school Arthur must succeed for his mother ha...


  3. says:

    A lovely book The story of part of a life Luxuriant passages of commentary.


  4. says:

    Being obsessive and losing focus on the real things that are important in life.Twenty two year old Arthur Morgan a Frenchman has been given a Fulbright Scholarship to study Commercial Law at Beresford University in the United States His mother manages to scrape enough money together to pay for him to sail to the States, first class, on the Queen Mary Thanks to this very generous present, Arthur meets and befriends people who will have a profound effect on both his career and the friends he m Being obsessive and losing focus on the real things that are important in life.Twenty two year old Arthur Morgan a Frenchman has been given a Fulbright Scholarship to study Commercial Law at Beresford University in the United States His mother manages to scrape enough money toge...


  5. says:

    Review copy courtesy of Gallic Books NetGalley, many thanks.Arthur emerges from a newly liberated but financially depressed France to continue his studies in a prestigious New England university, at great cost to his mother and bearing the burden of her hopes for his brilliant future amongst the great and the good of the American elite The story hinges on just how great and how good they and Arthur turn out to be On the voyage over the Atlantic on the Queen Mary, he meets several people wh Review copy courtesy of Gallic Books NetGalley, many thanks.Arthur emerges from a newly liberated but financially depressed France to continue his studies in a prestigious New England university, at great cost to his mother and bearing the burden of her hopes for his brilliant future amongst the great and the good of the American elite The story hinges on just how great and how good they and Arthur turn out to be On the voyage over ...


  6. says:

    An enjoyable novel about Artur, a Frenchman, who in the 1950s gains a scholarship to a prestigious US university On the cruise liner which takes him to the USA he gets to know people who will shape his future life two very different young women, an amoral Brazilian man, a professor and a senior member of the White House staff This is partly a coming of age novel, as Artur gains his sentimental education , but not his happiness He also gets inducted into the ruthlessness of the 1950s financ An enjoyable novel about Artur, a Frenchman, who in the 1950s gains a scholarship to a prestigious US university On the cruise liner which takes him to the USA he gets to know people who will shape his future life two very different young women, an amoral Brazilian man, a professor and a senior membe...


  7. says:

    The Great and the Good by Michel Deon is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in late November.Doubtful, uncertain prose hard to stick with and difficult to sort through for enjoyable bits.


  8. says:

    VERDICT A coming of age story, where the great may not be good enough to give sense to your life So currently relevant.my full review is here


  9. says:

    Great story, well written, with fascinating characters.Recommended.I was given a digital copy of this book by the publisher Gallic via Netgalley in return for an honest unbiased review.

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