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And then the book just ... ends.
All the characters are very well drawn and the dialogue and situations seem so real I'm sure Klosterman adapted many of them from real life.
I know he's trying to make the point that nothing happens in Owl....but something SHOULD happen if you expect people to read about it.
Prior to the conclusion, I was resigned to rate this 2 stars. However, it finished with a flurry of activity. Throughout I struggled to relate to the characters and the story.Published 8 months ago by Andy
The seemingly mundane details of different lives in a small North Dakota town become interconnected here in the most interesting way. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Lindsay Renner
Stilted writing from this author and cumbersome, unrealistic phrasing, are some of its many flaws. The book has no point, the characters are shallow, and don't give you any reason... Read morePublished 13 months ago by reading adept
Yes again Klosterman is somehow able to make completely average people with completely average lives incredibly interesting, simply through great writing and a sarcastic but deep... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Natalie Fertig
main reason I liked it was because it could have been anywhere here in ND--and our town was even mentioned. Read morePublished 16 months ago by jane h. schneider
I burned through this book quicker than a bag of candied nuts. You call me crazy. I'd say I'm nuts.Published 17 months ago by Thadius Goodshine
While this is designated a novel, to me it seems more like a compilation of marginally-related thoughts and dialogs by the three residents of Downtown Owl in rural North Dakota who... Read morePublished 17 months ago by David N. Parker
I will start by saying that I am a fan of Chuck Klosterman's work. I have read "Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs" several times and given it as a gift to at least 4 people. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jamison E. Ousley