Kerouac's writing is vigorous and interesting.
Dr. Sax was Kerouac's favorite among his own novels, and many readers would among his work regard it as his best or second-best after "On the Road."
I finished the book with a bit of sadness - sorry the book had ended and also missing my own youthful past.
Judging by the fact that most reviews here give Dr. Sax five stars, it's clear that this is a book generally loved by those who read it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. Buzalka
This is the shroud of dark dreams and the mournful laugh of of the hidden and forgotten shade if our childhood. @_DrSaxPublished 8 months ago by Studge
I liked it but I was glad when I finally finished it. It was probably me, but I've always liked all his other works so I gave this a try.Published 17 months ago by Jim Bob 151
By moonlight, the mighty Merrimac foamed a thousand white horses upon the tragic plains below. Lowell, Mass. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Joyce Metzger
Other reviews cover the plot and interpretation, so I will only share my reading experiences. Although I am a huge fan of Kerouac, this was not an easy read. Read morePublished on November 28, 2011 by David
Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three (1959) is admittedly a very difficult work to comprehend. It is one of the least conventional parts (even by Kerouac's standards) of the Duluoz Legend. Read morePublished on January 11, 2011 by O. A. Ruscaba
This is surely Kerouac's most dreamlike book, even moreso than his collected "Book of Dreams." Both the narrative & the prose itself have the astonishing plasticity of dreams --... Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by William Timothy Lukeman