Charles Webb

Charles Webb was an American author best known for his novel 'The Graduate', which was published in 1963. The novel was later adapted into the iconic film of the same name directed by Mike Nichols and starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Webb's work often explored themes of rebellion against the social norms of the time. Despite the success of 'The Graduate', Webb led a reclusive life and was known for his unconventional lifestyle choices, including giving away much of his wealth and royalties.


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  1. 1. The Graduate

    A recent college graduate, unsure of his future, begins an affair with the wife of his father's business partner. He later falls in love with her daughter, leading to a series of complicated and dramatic events. The narrative explores themes of disillusionment, rebellion, and the societal pressures faced by young adults.