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"A comedy of love against a field of anarchy...Percy is easily one of the finest writers we have." --New York Times Book Review
"Immensely readable, vividly entertaining." --Los Angeles Times
"Brilliant and hilarious...some of the most fascinating characters you'll ever encounter." --Dallas Morning News
"One of the major novels of our time." --Milwaukee Journal
I'm late to Walker Percy's work, but grateful it finally crossed my path. Love in the Ruins, an odd mix of science fiction and Southern sensibility, illuminates love's power and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lane Willson
as far as style goes I am reminded of Kurt Vonnegut. As sociological commentary it is simply too long to enjoy. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Imke Healy
As a bad catholic myself I found this book hilarious and at the same time thought provoking. The human condition is laid bare with humor and a wickedly funny sense of irony.Published 4 months ago by David S.
I agree with those reviewers who find Percy prescient, not anachronistic or irrelevant. Living in New Orleans a month after the City was emptied of people by an apocalyptic flood... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Burgundy
The beginning of the saga of Dr. Tom Moore, exploring the rift betwixt the soul and the psyche, in a wonderful romp through a polarized society that is decaying to the tune of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tom Haw
I read the first two chapters and definitely didn't like it. Perhaps I am too old fashioned for this book.Published 7 months ago by Henri