Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Exile’s Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s
Malcolm Cowley


The adventures and attitudes shared by the American writers dubbed the ‘lost generation’, are brought to life in this book of prose works. Feeling alienated in the America of the 1920s, Fitzgerald, Crane, Hemingway, Wilder, Dos Passos, Cowley and others escaped to Europe, as exiles.

Paperback, 400pp
Penguin Books US, 1994 (1934, rev.1951)
ISBN 9780140187762