A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter

The book is a provocative and sensual narrative about an illicit affair between a young American man and a French girl in post-war France. Set in the picturesque town of Autun, the novel explores themes of desire, love, and the blurred line between reality and fantasy. The story is narrated by an unnamed observer, who paints a vivid picture of the couple's passionate relationship, their exploration of love and sensuality, and the inevitable tragedy that follows.

The 835th greatest book of all time


Published
1967
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
200
Words
43,000
Original Language
English

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