Boring, no plot and character development.
It's a dark, melancholy story, with much detailed description of the decaying expatriate lifestyle Barnes herself (sometimes) enjoyed.
Their lives like a ring closing in their personal pain, existing only in the past, like dummies tragically possessed by death.
I think it started as a response to the impressionists. New technologies made the way stories could be told replicable by other media. Art had to move on. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Edgar Mihelic
Novel "Nightwood" is outstanding complex perception of modernist fiction. The talented writer Djuna Barnes has lived a hard life and this novel I believe the best in her... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Griffin Garcon
Recapturing The Beast
In Decadent Era Paris after World War I, in the Roaring Twenties, the intellectual artist and reporter Djuna Barnes fell incurably in love with Thelma... Read more
Nightwood by Djuna Barnes is a literary adventure that every lover of the English language should experience. At least once. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Daniel Priest
I am a casual reader and certainly no expert on literature, but `Nightwood' was recommended to me by someone who is, and I am very glad of that. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pleiades
This book is the second only to Twilight that has the "honor" of me literally throwing it at the wall. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Alicia Riley
I've been waiting for this book to become available as an ebook for a very long time. It's one of my all-time favorites. It's lyrical, dense, funny, sometime slightly hysterical. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Karin