A Meaningful Life by L. J. Davis

By L. J. Davis

L.J. Davis's 1971 novel, A significant Life, is a blistering black comedy in regards to the American quest for redemption via genuine property and a gritty photo of recent York urban in cave in. simply out of faculty, Lowell Lake, the Western-born hero of Davis's novel, heads to long island, the place he plans to make it huge as a author. as a substitute he reveals a task as a technical editor, at which he toils away whereas ardour leaks out of his marriage to a pleasant Jewish woman. Then Lowell discovers a stunning crumbling mansion in a crime-ridden element of Brooklyn, and opposed to all recommendation, let alone his wife's will, sinks his each penny into paying for it. He quits his activity, strikes in, and spends day and evening on demolition and building. finally he has a challenge: he will dig up the misplaced historical past of his condominium; he'll restoration it to its prior grandeur. he'll make sturdy on every thing that's long past incorrect along with his lifestyles, and he'll even homicide to do it.

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