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The favourite game

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Viking P., 1963 London, Secker & Warburg, 1963.

Statementby Leonard Cohen.
The Physical Object
Pagination(5),244p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17337236M
ISBN 100224619039


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As can be confirmed from the recently released biography of Leonard Cohen I’m Your Man, The Favourite Game is a semi- autobiographical work. Humour is something most people don’t associate with Leonard Cohen but this book has it (mostly in the first part)/5.

The Favourite Game is the first novel by Leonard was first published by Secker and Warburg in the fall of InCohen was awarded a $2, Canada Council grant, which he used to live cheaply in London and on the Greek island of Hydra while he wrote the novel, then titled Beauty at Close he returned to Canada init was rejected by his Author: Leonard Cohen.

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Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. With Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult. In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead.

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'The Favourite Game' is one of Cohen's two novels (the other being Beautiful Losers) and describes a growing up / coming of age in Montreal in the s / s. The book revolves around two friends - Breavman (the protagonist) and Krantz - and their transition from childhood via adolescence to adulthood/5(32).

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Men push and shove women, and women hit back.4/5. The impeccable ensemble of players in “The Favourite” are thankfully allowed to deliver their lines with actual vocal fluctuations. In other words, the customary woodenness of dialogues that mark many of Lanthimos’ previous films is felt only in moderation here.

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