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This book, his first work, contains the novella, "Goodbye, Columbus" and five much shorter stories.
What makes it the best is that at the end the reader can make his own conclusions about what happened in the story and why it is name like that.
I guess somebody scanned a paper version of this book to build the kindle edition, as it appears to be filled with OCR errors.
If Philip Roth had been born half a century later, he easily could have become a singer of revolt and play in punk\hardcore bands. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ray Garraty
Goodbye Columbus was Philip Roth's first novel, though "novella" is more accurate since it clocks in at less than a hundred pages. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Buzalka
The stories are packed with with a multitude of riches, both historical and metaphorical. They are enjoyable on the surface level ,but require unpacking to fully appreciate the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Renee S. Hack
Better go with American Pastoral, Indignation, others. This is story is not too well articulated as other books from him.Published 3 months ago by J. Enrique Ortiz
The winner of the 1960 National Book Award, its title story "Goodbye, Columbus" explores the end of love, discovered. Read morePublished 4 months ago by W. Perry Hall
One of the great writers of our time. I had read this book a long time ago when I was young and got just as much pleasure revisiting it.Published 5 months ago by Maurice Ullman