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This book is for those who see the humor in satire and can enjoy books that appear to have no plot. Sinclair Lewis is the best satirist I know of and Babbitt is one of the... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Ben J Korgen
This classic begins slowly and becomes more interesting as the story unfolds. A unique glimpse into the life of a confused businessman. Very thought provoking and a good read.Published 1 month ago by Mark Montano
I started reading the book thinking it was going to be great literature. It was actually rather repetitive and boring. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Donna J. Lloyd
Writing skills are not as good as stories of today.
Shows how our culture has changed over the decades.
Wash a dog, comb a dog, brush a dog and it's still a dog. The same is true for Man. The story takes place 100 years ago, only nothing has changed. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jim Altfeld
No, this is not in the fast-paced style of Elmer Gantry. Instead it is the slow, plodding and revealing style that is reflective of most of Lewis's other works. Mr. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ronald W. Maron
Written in 1922, Sinclair Lewis’s Babbitt is remarkably timely. Its main character George Babbitt is a social climbing realtor in the fine town of Zenith. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Russell J. Sanders
I enjoyed Babbitt much more than I thought I would. It's not easy at the start, as the reader gets thrown into a rah rah early 20th century American business environment in the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by blueotter