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I like good fiction. But the characters in this book is boring, depressing and seems to change their mind every page.. Maybe it is female fiction?! Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
Nearly an autobiography by James Salter
Excellence in style, crafted with writerly sentences.
Salter captures a time in a young man's life that is representative of an age. Every word perfectly chosen and precisely placed for maximum flavor. Read morePublished 9 days ago by dirk rettberg
This is my least favorite Salter book. A bit graphic for my taste and not in a good way. The characters are not particularly likeable.Published 29 days ago by Rosemary Clay
This is a novel every adventurous, erotic and youthful traveler should read.Published 1 month ago by J. C. Kuckowicz
In A SPORT AND A PASTIME, the unnamed narrator is a 33 year-old American photographer who divides his time between Paris and Autun, a small town near Dijon in the center of France. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ethan Cooper
Remember that the life of this world is but a sport and a pastime… –Koran, LVII19.
James Salter’s 1967 novel A Sport and a Pastime has this Quranic quote as an epigraph. Read more