somewhere between genteel and bumbling.....proves is not the root of evil, but doesn't cure all ills. a really nice summer read.Published 3 months ago by Ben E. Black
In which the hapless Arthur Camden experiences all sorts of mostly self-imposed problems in navigating what would otherwise be a graceful life made possible by his financial... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Massimo Pigliucci
If you aspire to be a fly angler, or cosmopolitan bon vivant raconteur, you must read this book! Just when you think your life can't get worse, you can read how someone else's... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Big Daddy
I totally enjoyed reading this well written book. At times I wanted to kick Arthur Camden and tell him to get a backbone and at other times I empathized with him. Read morePublished on August 21, 2011 by PattiesZone
This novel reminded me of an old Monty Python sketch called "Ralph Melish (Nothing Happened)." Do a search with your favorite search engine and you will get the point. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by .
It hurts to read this book. This book is not funny. It is not thrilling, nor a love story, nor a tragedy with any redeeming values. Read morePublished on June 22, 2011 by Von Gardiner
Arthur Camden is a well-to-do, middle-aged New Yorker in a bit of a bind. His wife left him (after having affairs through most of their marriage) because he wasn't aggressive... Read morePublished on February 27, 2010 by Larry Hoffer
Reading these great reviews, I thought I was in for a really read... NOT.
I didn't feel much sympathy for Arthur, mostly because he was TOO pathetic. Read more
Arthur Camden leads a life of ... no, wait ... Arthur Camden leads no discernable life whatsoever. He is the sort of person who has, through no apparent talent of his own,... Read morePublished on March 26, 2009 by Charles R. Johnson