The Last Enchantments

The Last Enchantments

A Novel

Large Print - 2014
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"After graduating from Yale, William Baker, scion of an old line patrician family, goes to work in presidential politics. But when the campaign into which he's poured his heart ends in disappointment, he decides to leave New York behind, along with the devoted, ambitious, and well-connected woman he's been in love with for the last four years. Will expects nothing more than a year off before resuming the comfortable life he's always known, but he's soon caught up in a whirlwind of unexpected friendships and romantic entanglements that threaten his safe plans. As he explores the heady social world of Oxford, he becomes fast friends with Tom, his snobbish but affable flat mate; Anil, an Indian economist with a deep love for gangster rap; Anneliese, a German historian obsessed with photography; and Timmo, whose chief ambition is to become a reality television star. What he's least prepared for is Sophie, a witty, beautiful and enigmatic woman who makes him question everything he knows about himself. For readers who made a classic of Richard Yates's A Good School, The Last Enchantments is a sweeping novel about love and loss that redefines what it means to grow up as an American in the twenty-first century"--
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine :, Center Point Large Print,, 2014
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781628990768
Branch Call Number: LPF FIN NVD
Characteristics: 431 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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anfieldfan
Mar 15, 2015

I really enjoyed this novel about a young American at Oxford. It's been done before but this was a bit different.

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