The Last Gentleman (Paperback)

A Novel

By Walker Percy

Picador, 9780312243081, 416pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 1999

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (12/31/1993)
Compact Disc (7/1/2012)
Compact Disc (1/1/1994)
Audio Cassette (1/1/1994)
MP3 CD (7/1/2012)
Hardcover (1/1/1966)

List Price: 20.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Will Barrett is a 25-year-old wanderer from the South living in New York City, detached from his roots and with no plans for the future, until the purchase of a telescope sets off a romance and changes his life forever.

About the Author

Walker Percy wrote several books, many of them bestsellers, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time. His books include The Moviegoer and Love in the Ruins.

Praise For The Last Gentleman: A Novel

“Brilliant...It shimmers with the chaste and civilized ornaments of irony, understatement, and compassion.” —Time