Wyndham Lewis The Revenge for Love

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The Revenge for Love

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Published in the shadow of the Spanish Civil War, "The Revenge for Love" is a political thriller attacking the fraudulence and feeble-mindedness of life in the Britain of the 1930s. A brilliant satire on a world that has lost its sense of self and been seduced by the appeal of Communism, it is one of a handful of books (it could be compared to Orwell's "Coming Up for Air" or Koestler's "Darkness at Noon") which defined a particular mood and to today's audience gives an unparalleled sense of how Europe turned toxic on the eve of the Second World War. A major statement by a great artist and writer "The Revenge for Love" now deserves a new generation of readers and is the perfect introduction to Lewis' work.

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Wyndham Lewis was born in 1882 and died in 1957. Before the First World War he was at the heart of the British avant-garde and creator of Vorticism and Blast. He fought in the artillery during the war, a time recalled in his memoir Blasting and Bombadiering. His major novels include Tarr, The Apes of God, Rotting Hill, The Revenge for Love, The Childermass and Self-Condemned. His paintings and drawings are held in many collections around the world, most notably Tate Britain.

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