The Living Present

By: Gertrude Atherton
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Living Present" by Gertrude Atherton is a captivating American novel that delves into the intricate web of human relationships and social dynamics. Set against the backdrop of twentieth-century America, Atherton's work offers a nuanced exploration of psychological depths, intertwining themes of romance, ambition, and wealth. Through rich character development, Atherton navigates the complexities of social class and ambition, shining a light on the inherent intrigue and cultural critique embedded within society. As characters navigate their relationships and ambitions, readers are drawn into a world where personal desires clash with societal expectations, resulting in a thought-provoking examination of human nature. At its core, "The Living Present" is a compelling fiction novel that transcends its time, offering timeless insights into the human condition and the evolving landscape of American society. Atherton's adept storytelling and keen observation elevate the narrative, making it a standout work within American literature. With its blend of psychological exploration, romance, and cultural critique, "The Living Present" stands as a testament to Atherton's literary prowess and enduring relevance in the canon of American fiction.

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Gertrude Atherton

During the whole literary journey, Gertrude Atherton wrote over 40 novels, several short stories and genuine essays ended up with a successful career. She was majorly known for her prolific contribution to literature during the late 19th century. Born in 1857, she grew up and brought up in San Francisco California in a wealthy and socially stable family. In both countries, the United States and Europe, she completed her education with a vivid understanding of a broad cultural base. She wrote epic genres including novels and short stories and essays. Wide predictions and explanations of diverse themes and styles helped her to become notable at a rapid pace. She often dived into the social and cultural norms of her time and staggered critiques of society. Atherton was well known for her collaboration and association with the greatest literary figures of her time which includes H.G Wells and Ambrose Bierce. However, her popularity slowed down during the 20th century and her interest in her work was acknowledged by her peers and most of her scholars appreciated her for her major contribution to American literature.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 186 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363053415
  • ISBN-13: 9789363053410
  • Item Weight: 241.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.5mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General