Frederic Prokosch

Frederic Prokosch (1908-89) was a distinguished American poet and novelist of the 1930s and 1940s. Among his other novels are The Seven Who Fled (1937) and Night of the Poor.


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The Asiatics

Frederic Prokosch; Introduction by Pico Iyer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

André Gide praised The Asiatics as "an authentic masterpiece"; Thomas Mann called it "brilliant." First published in 1935 and virtually unavailable for...


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A Ballad of Love

Frederic Prokosch
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Frederic Prokosch won international fame with his first novel, The Asiatics, which was translated into seventeen languages. His subsequent works have been...


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Dark Dancer

Frederic Prokosch
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A novel of love and violence set against the sensual world of 17th century India based around the life of the Emperor Shah Jahan.


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