Searching for redemption in Falconer, a postmodern prison novel

John Cheever circa 1950
Postmodern fiction challenges the reader with irony, unreliable narrators, and hyper-reflexivity: qualities found in Cheever’s work
The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 death toll included some 1,200 prison inmates
A Spanish version of Cheever’s novel


Cheever, John. Falconer. eBook, John Cheever, 1975, — John Cheever.pdf.



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Allen Bauman

Allen Bauman

Raconteur and essayist with a funny bone. Educator by profession.