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Johnny Pye and the fool-killer.

Stephen Vincent BenГ©t

Johnny Pye and the fool-killer.

by Stephen Vincent BenГ©t

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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"Well," said the Fool-Killer, briskly, "I must be going. You had better go home and sleep it off. Good-night." At this I was moved by a sudden fear for Kerner to a softer and more pleading mood. I leaned against the gray man's sleeve and besought him: / SFLTD. Item # BENET, Stephen Vincent. JOHNNY PYE & THE FOOL-KILLER. Illustrated by Charles CHILD. Weston, VT: The Countryman Press No. of copies, signed by Benet and Child. 78 pp. 8vo., blue cloth with gilt spine title and original publisher's printed paper advertising band. Heavily sunned at spine and top edges. Ex-library with .

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No, really. The central theme of the book is on the human condition as a series of foolish decisions, as if wisdom could be successfully pursued just to placate the fear of death. In the end, wisdom does prevail, but by that time the fear of death /5.

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'Johnny Pye and the Fool Killer' is a novel by this prolific author of prose and poetry. Stephen Vincent Benét was born on 22nd July in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States.

Benét was an accomplished writer at an early age, having had his first book published at 17 and submitting his third volume of poetry in lieu of a thesis for his degree. A humorous story of a boy who tried to find a way of life that would bring him freedom from the fear that the Fool Killer would get him -- and in his search found flaws in every way that opened up to him.

It is a tender story, with an underlying philosophy -- an allegory with a bit of folklore. And in a little while, he forgot his search entirely and the Fool-Killer, too, for the congressman's niece came East to visit him, and she was the Susie Marsh that Johnny had sat next to in school.

She'd been pretty then, but she was prettier now, and as soon as Johnny Pye saw her, his heart gave a jump and a thump. JOHNNY PYE AND THE FOOL-KILLER. Synopsis. Ever since Johnny was a boy, he'd heard talk of the Fool-Killer.

And almost everyone in Martinsville had said Johnny was a fool--except Susie Marsh. So he packed his duds one day and set off.

He tried his hand with an herb doctor, a merchant, even a drunken fiddler, but still he heard the Fool-Killer's heavy steps behind him. Johnny Pye and the Fool-Killer by Stephen Vincent Benét Published September by Amer Education Pub. There's no description for this book yet.

'Johnny Pye and the Fool Killer' is a novel by this prolific author of prose and poetry. Stephen Vincent Benét was born on 22nd July in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Benét was an accomplished writer at an early age, having had his first book published at 17 and submitting his third volume of poetry in lieu of a thesis for his : Stephen Vincent Benet.

Johnny Pye & the Fool-killer. Stephen Vincent Benét. Countryman Press, - Death - 66 pages. 1 Review. A man tries many occupations and undergoes many life changes, periodically facing death. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

LibraryThing Review User Review - lwatson - LibraryThing.4/5(1). JOHNNY PYE AND THE FOOL-KILLER Synopsis Ever since Johnny was a boy, he'd heard talk of the Fool-Killer. And almost everyone in Martinsville had said Johnny was a fool--except Susie Marsh. So he packed his duds one day and set off.

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But, as long as Johnny Pye could remember, whenever he heard of the death of somebody he didn't like, he'd say, "Well, the Fool-Killer's come for so-and-so," and sort of smack his lips.

It was, as you might say, a family joke, but the miller was a big man with a big red face, and it made a strong impression on Johnny Pye. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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