The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope-fiber suspension bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge.[1] A friar who has witnessed the tragic accident then goes about inquiring into the lives of the victims, seeking some sort of cosmic answer to the question of why each had to die.

The 629th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 37th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  2. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  3. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)
  4. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey Paperback 3558839 $3.00 1973
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Thornton Wilder:The Bridge of San Luis Rey and Other Novels 1926-1948 (Library of America No. 194) Hardcover 790408 $27.29 $25.28 2009
The Bridge of San Luis Rey Paperback 4372340 $24.67 $1.95 1966
Bridge of San Luis Rey Hardcover 165982 $13.13 $19.76 1991
THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY. With an introduction by Granville Hicks. Illustrated with lithographs in color by Jean Charlot. Hardcover 3339603 $54.99 $11.94
Bridge of San Luis Rey, tie-in The Paperback 7723856 $5.00 1975
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A Thornton Wilder Trio: The Cabala, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, The Woman of Andros Hardcover 1530940 $7.09
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Thornton Wilder:The Bridge of San Luis Rey and Other Novels 1926-1948 (Library of America No. 194) Hardcover 3206088 $19.16 $8.57 2009
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