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This book turned out to be more than a good read for me; it was an experience.
To read Roth is to look in the mirror, reminding us that while living we can make changes and alter destiny - to a point: and that does help.
Philip Roth's book is among the most decorated of recent works in American fiction, and it deserves to be.
This book arrived in good condition. Great story. Price was better than what I could get it for locally. Stood up to being read multiple times by more than one person.Published 4 days ago by GingerH
Everyman has 4 stars and 180 reviews. Fault in our Stars has almost 5 stars and 35 000 reviews. The simple math of this tells me that we are now 5 minutes away from the... Read morePublished 5 days ago by kaisersoze
This is as powerful as any Philip Roth book I've read. He usual thematic concerns get swallowed up here by a relentless focus on late life; on the decline of a single anonymous... Read morePublished 1 month ago by jafrank
I was at an 'in-between-books' impasse for a couple days, then picked up a book I'd found at a library sale last summer. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Timothy J. Bazzett
Everyman is the story of an unidentified narrator whose body is failing him in old age which, naturally, depresses him. Read morePublished 3 months ago by JB
Sobering but a necessary exercise in existential thought. May help to get your priorities straight. Well written by a master.Published 4 months ago by James V. Fetten
Another masterly trek through life; from birth to death with a lot more on death. Obviously, this is something that Roth is thinking about with increasing concern. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Thomas
It's been said that men have two heads that require blood but only enough blood for one at a time. If you are still young, find some purpose that will sustain you until your body... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joschka
One of my favorite writers, but he's facing his mortality and it's very bleak; without the mordant and even silly humor of his earlier works.Published 6 months ago by Michael