It's Summer, 1944. In the 'stifling heat of equatorial Newark', a terrifying epidemic is raging. Vigorous, decent, twenty-three year old playground director Bucky Cantor is devoted to his charges and disappointed with himself because his weak eyes have excluded him from serving in the war.
Modern fictionReissue of Roth's espionage and political thriller, with a contemporary new jacket.
Modern fictionBilled as Roth's most successful and controversial novel since Portnoy's Complaint, Sabbath's Theater features a characteristically libidinous protagonist, Mickey Sabbath, who, following the death of his mistress, embarks on a turbulent journey into his past.
Modern fictionThe story of the marriage of a gifted young writer and the woman who wants to be his muse but who instead is his nemesis. Their union is based on fraud and shored up by moral blackmail, but it is so perversely durable that long after Maureen's death, Peter is still trying to write his way free of it.
Modern fictionTwo reissues of classic Roth novels, with brand new jackets. Republished to tie-in with the new hardback, Exit Ghost.