The Lonelinesss of the Long-Distance Runner
by Alan Sillitoe (9780307389640)

The Lonelinesss of the Long-Distance Runner
 
Alan Sillitoe
Release Date: 02 March 2010
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Category: Literary
ISBN: 9780307389640
ISBN-10: 0307389642



Perhaps one of the most revered works of fiction in the twentieth-century, "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner "is a modern classic about integrity, courage, and bucking the system. Its title story recounts the story of a reform school cross-country runner who seizes the perfect opportunity to defy the authority that governs his life. It is a pure masterpiece. From there the collection expands even further from the touching "On Saturday Afternoon" to the rollicking "The Decline and Fall and Frankie Buller." Beloved for its lean prose, unforgettable protagonists, and real-life wisdom, " The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" captured the voice of a generation, and its poignant and empowering life lessons will continue to captivate and entertain readers for generations to come.

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