Sabbath's Theater on Playaway Author:Philip Roth Playaway is the easiest way to listen to a book on the go. An all-in-one format, the player and content are combined in one 2 ounce unit and it comes with everything you need to start listening immediately. No separate player needed, no CDs, no downloads just press play! — "As much as he wants to be the Marquis De Sade, he is not. As mush as he ... more »wants to be seventeen, he is not. As much as he wants to be dead, he is not.
He is Mickey Sabbath, the aging, raging power house whose savage effrontery and mocking audacity are at the heart of Philip Roth's bold and hilarious new novel. Once a scandalously inventive puppeteer, Sabbath at sixty-four is still defiantly antagonistic and exceedingly libidinous. But, after the death of his long-time mistress -- an exotic free spirit whose adulterous daring exceeds even his own -- Sabbath embarks on a turbulent journey into his past. Bereft and grieving, besieged by the ghosts of those who loved and hated him most, he contrives successions of farcical disasters that take him to the brink of madness and extinction."« less