Newly revised by the author for this edition, and printed together in one volume for the first time, Updike’s four Rabbit novels chronicle the history of a man and a nation from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Harry ‘Rabbit’ Angstrom, athlete, is Mr Middle America. Dazzling in style, tender in feeling, often erotic in description and coruscating with realistic details which recreate a world in each novel, these books give a complete picture of their age.
The American Dostoevsky
I have read so much Updike, so many articles, so many collections of his criticism and journalism, and virtually all his many novels, that I sometimes think I know more about his thought processes...Read more