Henry Green explored class distinctions through the medium of love. This volume brings together three of his novels contrasting the lives of servants and masters (Loving); workers and owners, set in a Birmingham iron foundry (Living); and the different lives of the wealthy and the ordinary, (Party Going). For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
About the Author
John Updike, author of "Rabbit, Run"" "and other celebrated works, is a preeminent American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet."
"His novels made more of a stylistic impact upon me than those of any writer living or dead." --John Updike
"Green's novels reproduce as few do the actual sensation of living." --Elizabeth Bowen