Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Havoc - Reprint (New York Review Books Classics) by Tom Kristensen (Paperback)

Havoc -  Reprint (New York Review Books Classics) by Tom Kristensen (Paperback) - image 1 of 1

About this item

A longtime cult-classic in Denmark, this novel about dissolution and despair has been out of print in the US for over eighty years until now.Ole Jastrau is the very model of an enterprising and ambitious young man of letters, poised on the brink of what is sure to be a distinguished career as a critic. In fact he is teetering on the brink of an emotional and moral abyss. Bored with his beautiful wife and chafing at the burdens of fatherhood, disdainful of the commercialism and political opportunism of the newspaper he works for, he feels more and more that his life lacks meaning. He flirts with Catholicism and flirts with Communism, but somehow he doesn’t have the makings of a true believer. Then he takes up with the bottle, a truly meaningful relationship. “Slowly and quietly,” he intends to go to the dogs.Jastrau’s romance with self-destruction will take him through all the circles of hell. The process will be anything but slow and quiet.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 505
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: New York Review Books Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Tom Kristensen
Language: English
Street Date: June 12, 2018
TCIN: 53583960
UPC: 9781681372075
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-7856
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$12.76
MSRPwas $18.95
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.