Henderson The Rain King by Saul Bellow

"Henderson The Rain King" is a novel about a wealthy, middle-aged American named Eugene Henderson who, unsatisfied with his life, travels to Africa in search of a deeper meaning. He becomes integrated into a tribe and is mistakenly thought to be the Rain King, a figure of great power and respect. Throughout the novel, Henderson grapples with his own personal growth, the meaning of life, and the clash of different cultures.

The 564th greatest book of all time


Published
1959
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
341
Words
104,000
Original Language
English

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