|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
That is the book's critical flaw - Alex Portnoy is not a likeable character.
I've never laughed out loud during a book as many times as I did during this one; it was a welcome reminder of how truly fun it can be to read a great book.
Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint meets (and in ways exceeds) its reputation as one of the best and most provocative books of the 20th century.
Not since Catch-22 have I read a book that could be so emotionally moving and so utterly hilarious to read. Read morePublished 1 day ago by James B.
The "humor" is not funny. There is no depth of insight or characterization. The dirtiness gets tiresome. It has no redeeming qualities.Published 3 days ago by David H.
This is a book that was considered scandalous when it came out. (It actually mentioned masturbation, more than once) The literary device is that the whole book is a one-sided... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Thomas R. Moorer
A genus writer - so impressed with this book but a little racy so if you love different but amazing writing, you should read this book.Published 19 days ago by Sam
Pure trashy, non-sensible smut, etc. Threw it out and wouldn't recommend it to anyone. Can't believe it was highly rated, but can guess who and what gave it the 5-star treatment. Read morePublished 26 days ago by docwats
My brother and I are both very senior citizens and live on opposite coasts. We haven't seen each other in years so our "literary" discussions occur on Facebook. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer