Book :: Henderson the Rain King

Henderson the Rain King
By: Saul Bellow
Pages: 352
Published: Dec 1st, 1958
Genre(s): Africa
Award(s): Nobel Prize in Literature (1976)
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The novel examines the midlife crisis of Eugene Henderson, an unhappy millionaire. The story concerns Henderson's search for meaning. A larger-than-life 55-year-old who has accumulated money, position, and a large family, he nonetheless feels unfulfilled. He makes a spiritual journey to Africa, where he draws emotional sustenance from experiences with African tribes.

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I know I'm supposed to like this...but I just couldn't get into it.....

Nov 6th, 2017

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