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Through his rich, ornate prose, Wolfe evokes the extraordinarily vivid family of the Gants, and with equal detail, the remarkable peculiarities of small-town life and the pain and upheaval of a boy who must leave both. A classic work of American literature, Look Homeward, Angel is a passionate, stirring, and unforgettable novel.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Luscious use of words , just far far too many and as I worked to find the reason for the fame of this book I simply ran out of interest in this family. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Bev Konicek
This was my first Wolfe book.
It took me a while to realize that he inserted text from other great authors, as there were no quotations. I would refer to Bartleby. Read more
I've heard Thomas Wolfe mentioned among the great Southern writers for years and thought I'd read Look Homeward Angel for my own education. Read morePublished 1 month ago by TJC
I have been a huge fan of Wolfe's novels but just couldn't bring myself to enjoy this rambling read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bill Gator
It's okay for a classic literary novel. Hard to read, slow on story. Great use of the English language, showing the beauty of the written word. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Saguaro Blossom
The writing style was just dazzling. Thomas Wolfe really excelled in this area. The story held my attention for quite a few pages. Since it was on my Kindle, I can't say how many. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sharon