The Moviegoer

The Moviegoer

Walker Percy


Winner of the 1961 nationwide e-book Award

The unbelievable novel that tested Walker Percy as one of many significant voices in Southern literature is now to be had for the 1st time in classic paperback.

The Moviegoer is Binx Bolling, a tender New Orleans stockbroker who surveys the area with the indifferent gaze of a Bourbon road dandy whilst he yearns for a non secular redemption he can't deliver himself to think in. at the eve of his 30th birthday, he occupies himself dallying along with his secretaries and going to video clips, which supply him with the "treasurable moments" absent from his genuine existence. yet one fateful Mardi Gras, Binx embarks on a hare-brained quest that outrages his kinfolk, endangers his fragile cousin Kate, and sends him reeling throughout the chaos of latest Orleans' French sector. Wry and wrenching, wealthy in irony and romance, The Moviegoer is a real American vintage.

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