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The book ends so abruptly, too, that I didn't feel like I had any sort of resolution.
Roth is a wonderful writer, he uses a passionate vocabulary and creates wonderful characters and in this book writes an engaging story into which the reader is drawn.
An entire book dedicated to character building, and setting up the plot, only to have a deflated ending.
beautiful piece of writing, strange story, good representation of father-teeanager daughter relationshipPublished 19 days ago by Rosa Maria Conde Garcia
So. Verbose. And one of the more disappointing endings I have read after slogging through a book that could have used some serious editing.Published 20 days ago by The Grantinator
One of the most outstanding bookis of the mid to late 20th Century.
BRILLIANT Every page resonates with geat thoughts.
It's always appeared to me that authors who've established themselves as "literary giants" have always enjoyed disproportionate scrutiny from the Pulitzer and other meaningful... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas Moody
One of the best books I have ever read. This is a true classic that captures psychological anguish to a degree seldom encountered in fiction in the last half century. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Peggy Jean Forester
Seymour 'Swede' Levov has it all. A star athlete in his college days, owner of a successful glove-making factory, married to a former Miss New Jersey, and living in the big country... Read morePublished 2 months ago by FictionFan
Roth is an extremely evocative writer whose story drew me in, but the constant deviations from the main plot and the abrupt ending gave me an ultimately frustrating reading... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Andrew Langridge