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From The New Yorker
Copyright © 2005 The New Yorker
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This is yet another of of Begley's adultery, I won't get caught, man sneaks out on wife, stories. The twist here is that the girl friend gets caught bad, I mean bad. Read morePublished on December 14, 2013 by blooms
I enjoyed reading this book, although there were some elements I found irritating. First, the irritating bits: The prose has no breaks or chapters; the conversation occurs over the... Read morePublished on September 10, 2005 by Joseph Levens
I discovered Shipwreck on the "recommended" table at my local library. However, I'm afraid I cannot second the opinion of my local librarians. Read morePublished on August 4, 2004 by George Gerritsen
This is the third book that I have read by Louis Begley, and though they have all been outstanding, this one is by far the best. Read morePublished on May 13, 2004 by Matthew Krichman
Other reviews had given me high expectations about this book, regarding both the plot of the story and the literary qualities of the novel. I was disappointed on both counts. Read morePublished on March 18, 2004