Philip Roth

Portnoy's Complaint

originally published:
New York : Random House
February 1969

We offered this copy of the first edition in 2002.


  • Burgess 99(1969)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(052)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1969)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 3/19/1933
born as: Philip Milton Roth
nationality: USA

American novelist and short-story writer whose works are characterized by an acute ear for dialogue, a concern with Jewish middle-class life, and the painful entaglements of sexual and familial love. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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