Bread upon the waters has 1033 ratings and 71 reviews jason said: this book is an ambitious attempt to chronicle the social entropy that can pull even. Irwin shaw is not always as sensitive when discussing his own work but he is a writer intensely proud of his creative efforts: two best-selling novels, the young lions and the troubled air a number of plays and short stories considered among the finest in contemporary literature his sensitivity is somewhat belied by his.
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In the years immediately after world war ii, four immensely long and immensely popular novels were published that seemed, at the time, to change forever the american literary landscape two -- norman mailer's the naked and the dead and irwin shaw's the young lions -- were published in 1948,.
Editorial reviews review “shaw remains a genial, seductive storyteller, especially adept with money matters and comfy milieus” —kirkus reviews about the author irwin shaw (1913–1984) bottom line there is only one irwin shaw who proved to the literary masses that during his writing career wrote books that will never grow old and will always. Irwin shaw (1913–1984) was an acclaimed, award-winning author who grew up in new york city and graduated from brooklyn college in 1934 his first play, bury the dead (1936), has become an anti-war classic he went on to write several more plays, more than a dozen screenplays, two works of nonfiction, dozens of.