A Long Day’s Dying

A Long Day's DyingBuechner’s acclaimed debut novel follows Tristram Bone—a rotund man of wealth and leisure but a failure with women—and Elizabeth Poor—a rich, charming, and beautiful widow—through a series of racy encounters with friends and family, affairs both real and imagined, gossip, jealousy, and innuendo.

“Written with remarkable virtuosity.”–Saturday Review of Literature

“A study in nuance of character and atmosphere, this is delicately oriented and finely drawn.”–Kirkus Reviews

A Long Day’s Dying is full of questions as to how a life might be lived.”–Dale Brown