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This edition was published in by McSweeney's in San Francisco.

Written in English

258 pages

After celebrated author Jasper Gwyn suddenly and publicly announces that he will never write another book, he embarks on a strange new career path as a "copyist," holding thirty-day sittings in a meticulously appointed room and producing, at the end, brief but profoundly rich portraits in prose. The surprising, beautiful, and even frightening results are received with rapture by their subjects--among them Gwyn's devoted assistant, Rebecca; a beautiful fabric importer; a landscape painter; Gwyn's own literary agent; two wealthy newlyweds; a tailor to the Queen; and a very dangerous nineteen-year-old.

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Work Description

After celebrated author Jasper Gwyn suddenly and publicly announces that he will never write another book, he embarks on a strange new career path as a "copyist," holding thirty-day sittings in a meticulously appointed room and producing, at the end, brief but profoundly rich portraits in prose. The surprising, beautiful, and even frightening results are received with rapture by their subjects--among them Gwyn's devoted assistant, Rebecca; a beautiful fabric importer; a landscape painter; Gwyn's own literary agent; two wealthy newlyweds; a tailor to the Queen; and a very dangerous nineteen-year-old.

Mr. Gwyn & three times at dawn

This edition was published in by McSweeney's in San Francisco.


Edition Description

After celebrated author Jasper Gwyn suddenly and publicly announces that he will never write another book, he embarks on a strange new career path as a "copyist," holding thirty-day sittings in a meticulously appointed room and producing, at the end, brief but profoundly rich portraits in prose. The surprising, beautiful, and even frightening results are received with rapture by their subjects--among them Gwyn's devoted assistant, Rebecca; a beautiful fabric importer; a landscape painter; Gwyn's own literary agent; two wealthy newlyweds; a tailor to the Queen; and a very dangerous nineteen-year-old.

Table of Contents

Mr. Gwyn --
Three times at dawn.

Edition Notes

The novel is divided into two story: Mr. Gwyn is the first story and Three times at dawn is the second.

Other Titles
Mr. Gwyn and three times at dawn

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The Physical Object

Pagination
258 p.
Number of pages
258

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27161770M
Internet Archive
mrgwynthreetimes0000bari
ISBN 10
1938073967
ISBN 13
9781938073960
OCLC/WorldCat
770668173, 860756346

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