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Stoner - John Edward Williams, Peter Cameron, Stefano Tummolini
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9788864112367 (8864112367)
Publisher: Fazi
Pages no: 334
Edition language: Italian
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runner rated it
5.0 Quiet and poignant read
What a wonderful gentle read. The life of William Stoner, a student and then a Professor at the University of Missouri. He initially enrolled to study agriculture, and help manage his father’s farm, but in one very significant life changing moment he discovered his true vocation in the world of lite...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.5 The Tragedy of a Man Who Loves his Books
When you discover that this book is about the life of a university lecturer you may automatically think about a certain movie in which a certain music teacher has a dream of creating a fantastic piece of music only to find himself trapped in a high school teaching music until his retirement to then ...
franzischonbach rated it
4.0 Melancholisch und doch berührend
Das Buch handelt von einem Mann, der als Sohn armer Farmer geboren wurde, bis er schließlich seine Leidenschaft für Literatur entdeckt. Er wechselt das Studienfach und wird später Professor. Die Geschichte eines genügsamen aber auch wahrhaftigen Lebens. Der Roman behandelt viele Themen – es geht um ...
Hol rated it
4.5 Stoner by John Williams
I don’t know where to start with this book. I went through a myriad of emotions, seamlessly flitting from one to the other, be it anger, frustration, sadness, pity, empathy or resentment. To be honest I‘m still feeling all those things, but I’ll have a go at making this review as coherent as possibl...
EpicFehlReader rated it
William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as ...
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