Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara

Appointment in Samarra, published in 1934, is the first novel by John O'Hara. It concerns the self-destruction of Julian English, once a member of the social elite of Gibbsville (O'Hara's fictionalized version of Pottsville, Pennsylvania).

The 654th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 22nd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  2. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  3. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)

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Appointment in Samarra ; BUtterfield 8 ; Hope of heaven Hardcover 1346727 $22.95 $8.94
Appointment in Samarra (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editio) Kindle Edition 36576 $9.99 2013
Appointment in Samarra: A Novel Paperback 533824 $3.66 $0.01 2003
Appointment in Samarra (Modern Library) Hardcover 680914 $20.00 $6.95 1994
Appointment in Samarra/Butterfield 8/Hope of Heaven Hardcover 2521963 $0.01
Appointment in Samarra, Butterfield 8, Hope of Heaven Hardcover 2700321 $5.24
Appointment in Samarra Hardcover 1455772 $34.06 $11.83
Appointment in Samarra Mass Market Paperback 3261579 $11.98
Appointment in Samarra: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Paperback 200877 $10.54 $1.39 2013
Cita en Samarra (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 1461575 2011
Appointment in Samarra; Butterfield 8; Hope of Heaven Hardcover 4017378 $2.87
John O'Hara: Four Novels of the 1930s (LOA #313): Appointment in Samarra / Butterfield 8 / Hope of Heaven / Pal Joey Hardcover 317785 $40.00 2019
Appointment in Samarra (Vintage Classics) Paperback 2496480 $9.74 $2.76 2008
Appointment in Samarra AND Butterfield AND Hope of Heaven Hardcover 1018499 $40.07 $4.02 1934
Appointment in Samarra Mass Market Paperback 915641 $32.73 $0.40 1982
Cita en Samarra/ Appointment in Samarra (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 13205706 $435.00 2009
Cita en Samarra / Appointment in Samarra (Spanish Edition) Paperback 12178500 $14.95 2010