Thomas Berger 1924-2014

We note with sadness the death of novelist Thomas Berger at the age of 89.  He wrote twenty novels, the most famous of which was his 1964 novel, Little Big Man, turned into a film in 1970 starring Dustin Hoffman.  He was nominated for the Pullitzer Prize in 1984 for his novel The Feud.

His writing tended to focus on aspects of American life and covered a wide range of genres with a versatility which perhaps led to him being overlooked in a way that might not have occured had he focussed on one style or genre.

 

 

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