G. by John Berger

"G." is a historical novel set in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, tracing the life of its eponymous and mysterious protagonist 'G.' The narrative explores his relationships with women and his experiences during significant historical events such as World War I and the Italian Risorgimento. The book also delves into themes such as sexual and political identity, and the personal impact of broad social changes.

The 1351st greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 264

Since this book was first published in 1972, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 264.0.

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