The Confidence-Man

The Confidence-Man

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“In The Confidence-Man,” writes John Bryant in his Introduction, “Melville found a way to render our tragic sense of self and society through the comic strategies of the confidence game. He puts the reader in the game to play its parts and to contemplate the inconsistencies of its knaves and fools.” Set on a Mississippi steamer on April Fool’s Day and populated by a series of shape-shifting con men, The Confidence-Man is a challenging metaphysical and ethical… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Modern Library (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 945 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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