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Content of book itself is well elocuted, with great stylistic virtuosity appropriate for the book's plot and... Read more
Darconville's Cat is a great novel, because of its moving narrative, beauty and thematic tapestery. Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by ShadyTree05
i picked up this book because it was on anthony burgess' list of the best books ever written. if you are a fan of burgess you'll be a fan of theroux; their writing styles are very... Read morePublished on May 11, 2011 by katherine pelton
This is a rare type of writing. There are several interesting and
uncommon words on most pages and they relate well to the underlying plot. Read more
Deservedly praised, unjustly neglected, this novel captures Theroux's favorite theme: a rejected lover's revenge. Read morePublished on May 29, 2009 by John L Murphy
This is one of those works of genius one constantly reads reviews about lauding it as the best thing since Joyce, only to buy it, spend hours poring over it and meditating upon it,... Read morePublished on December 20, 2007 by Daniel Myers
Alexander Theroux's Darconville's Cat is, thus far, his magnum opus. This novel is one of the finest pieces of literature in existence..... Read morePublished on June 9, 2006 by Helena Stevanovich
I strongly suspect that Professor Theroux somewhere along the way made a Faustian trade with Mephistopheles and was willing to part with the love of his life in exchange for... Read morePublished on April 21, 2006 by Wordsworth