From Publishers Weekly
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This is far from being the best and certainly not the most entertaining or humorous of Roth's novels but it is a work of very great and wise perception of human character and... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Shalom Freedman
As the sequel to American Pastoral, it's no surprise that this is a novel about the relationship the narrator has to a radical political thinker and how that relates to the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Margaret Carmel
There's a song from the Beautiful South called "Song for Whoever" where the singer discusses how the women he dates wind up giving him material for his hit songs... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Battaglia
One of his very best, blending a true and unusual appreciation of the history of the period with a frighteningly deep and sad portrait of a marriage that disintegrated as much... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Michael Stein
Story line was very difficult to follow from the start, but I love Roth's work so I persist! The lower rating is because of the errors in the Kindle version of the book.Published 4 months ago by Denise L.
An excellent audiobook, and the only Philip Roth audiobook I have listened too. He accurately captures an era while telling the tragic story of his protagonist, Ira Ringold. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Aaron VanAlstine
I read Portnoy's Complaint and it was uncomfortable, edgy, racy, confusing, frustrating and had me flipping the pages even after making me want to put it away. Read morePublished 18 months ago by UL
In this provocative novel, the author addresses the hysteria which swept through post-WWII America, whereby anyone remotely associated with Communism or communists stood a good... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. Grattan
An amazing text.
An engrossing and educational read. I loved the character of Eve Frame allegedly based on Roth's wife Claire Bloom.