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  • Beloved author Louis Begley returns to the monied halls of the Upper East Side with a sharp new comedy of manners. Divorced after decades of comfortable marriage, retired journalist Hugo Gardner sets out to explore paths not travelled. After four decades of what he believes to be a happy, healthy...

  • Master stylist Begley continues the story of Jack Dana, the former Marine Corps officer turned novelist whose quest to avenge his murdered uncle takes a new, more dangerous turn. The man who brutally murdered Uncle Harry is dead. In an effort to recover from the confrontation and collect himself,...

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  • Lucy De Bourgh, fille d'une des familles les plus en vue de Rhode Island, épouse dans les années 1950 Thomas Snow, fils d'un garagiste alors en pleine ascension sociale grâce à sa réussite foudroyante dans les affaires. Bien des années plus tard, Philip, veuf maintenant âgé, croise par hasard Lucy q...

  • Marine-turned-novelist Jack Dana is back in Louis Begley's most intense, suspenseful, and deadly adventure yet. With the death of his nemesis, corrupt business mogul Abner Brown, retired Marine infantry officer Jack Dana thought he could finally return to his peaceful career as a novelist. And af...

  • "Jack Dana is a star history student at Yale with a bright career in academia ahead of him. But after 9/11 he feels it is his duty to change course. As a Marine infantry officer he is deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Severely wounded in combat, he begins writing a novel about his wartime experience...

  • Anglais Mistler's exit

    Louis Begley

    • Ivy
    • 1 Octobre 1999

    Thomas Mistler has always thought himself "a happy man, as the world goes." A scion of old money, he made his own fortune in advertising and is now poised to sell the company he founded for a fabulous price. But when a medical examination reveals the presence in his liver of a fatal intruder, "prepo...

  • Affaires d'honneur

    Louis Begley

    • Rocher
    • 2 Octobre 2008

    Qu'ont-ils à cacher, ces trois garçons qui, entrant à Harvard au tournant des années 1950, vont partager le même appartement ? Henry, qui joue un peu à n'être pas juif, est le plus doué. Il fascine Archie (mais qu'est-ce que celui-ci veut noyer dans l'alcool ?) et devient le meilleur ami du narrateu...

  • Albert Schmidt, a retired lawyer, copes with the boredom of retirement, the devastating loss of his wife, and his Ivy League daughter's new fiance, until an unexpected new love brings the promise of a new life. ...

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  • In Poland, in 1939, the secure world of assimilated Jews is blown away by the invasion of the Third Reich. Maciek's father disappears into the war's vortex, leaving the orphaned child with his Aunt Tania. It is her cool inventiveness, in their dramatic flight through a landscape of oppression, that ...

  • Anglais Matters of Honor

    Louis Begley

    At Harvard in the early 1950s, three mismatched freshmen are thrown together as roommates--Sam, an aristocratic Yankee; Archie, an affable Army brat; and Henry, a Polish refugee--in the story of their college years and their unique friendship. ...

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  • Anglais Shipwreck

    Louis Begley

    A mesmerizing novel of deception and betrayal from the acclaimed author of Wartime Lies and About Schmidt.John North, a prizewinning American writer, is suddenly beset by dark suspicions about the real value of his work. Over endless hours and bottles of whiskey consumed in a mysterious cafyes'>#233...

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  • When we last saw Albert Schmidt Esq. («Schmidtie» to all near and dear), he had been expelled from paradise: his love Carrie, the Puerto Rican waitress forty years his junior, had taken up with a blond giant nearer her age and possibly the father of her baby-assuming it isn't Schmidt. Meanwhile, his...

  • Reconnecting with a vibrant woman from his past, Philip is shocked to learn that her seemingly charmed marriage ended in divorce and tragedy and that the woman regarded her ex as a monster, a revelation that compels him to investigate the truth. ...

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  • Tells the story of how the author fell in love with and in Venice. ...

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