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The Gentleman: A Novel - Leo E. Forrest
The Gentleman: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399562631 (039956263X)
ASIN: 039956263X
Publisher: Penguin Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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The Layaway Dragon
The Layaway Dragon rated it
3.0 The Gentleman: A Novel
Full Review Nov. 8th:This one took a while to get into. I was not enjoying Lionel or his narrative. He’s pompous, elitist, and ridiculous. The reason I kept reading was because of the foot notes. Things started rolling a quarter of the way through and really picked up with additions to the cast: hi...
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
4.5 The Gentleman
I knew I would like Lionel Savage from the start. The poor poet's not impoverished for a lack of sales but from spending his income on books. To climb out of poverty's pit, he hatches a quixotic scheme that lands him in an unhappy marriage to a "vapid, timid, querulous creature," whom Savage acciden...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
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5.0 The Gentleman, by Forrest Leo
Lionel Savage married for the worst reason: money. He was out of funds and, in order to continue his decadent lifestyle of reading and writing poetry, he needed a wife. After he found and married a lovely woman, Vivien, he suddenly lost the ability to write. Still, as Lionel tells his story in Forre...
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