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By John Cowper Powys

ISBN-10: 0571253040

ISBN-13: 9780571253043

After My style has an strange publishing background. even though it was once John Cowper Powys 3rd novel written in 1920, it wasn't released till 1980. apparently whilst his US writer became it down Powys made no attempt to put it in different places. certainly, whilst Powys had comprehensive a e-book he tended to be oddly detached to its destiny. the unconventional has different strange beneficial properties: its destinations (Sussex and Greenwich Village) and Isadora Duncan being the foundation for Elise, the dancer and mistress of the protagonist, Richard hurricane (based relatively principally on Powys himself). As one could count on from Powys the writing is shiny, no longer least within the descriptions of the Sussex panorama and the bohemian milieu of Greenwich Village.

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