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Foremost I liked the elegant prose, quite a lot of ancient words but interesting and well embedded in the story. Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Angela G
There are a lot of details, but all in all the story seems to be narcissistic and pointless.
Having said that, it did keep my interest which merits two stars.
A dynamic explosion of tough opinion and exaggerated story-telling. A fantastic read that keeps you guessing, but you can't help but like it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Nicholas Rega
Inteligent insights into a sociopath's mind, written gracefully and with great pace. I was amused, bemused and a little bit unsettled when at times I empathized with Freddie... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maria Laura
Narrative style is interesting. Author tells tale. Well written; trifle long winded and dread I say boring at times. If you persist you will enjoy it in the long runPublished 4 months ago by md
Just interesting enough to hold my attention to the end. Ultimately, however, I did not care for the character or his plight. Writer and character both a little too self indulgent. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dennis Hill
Wonderful book, great writing , really kept my interest, look forward to reading more of his stuff , for such a small country the turn out so many great writers,Published 8 months ago by John L. Fuller
IN THE PAST, I HAVE ENUOYED JOHN BANVILLE'S BOOKS...THIS WAS DULL & EASILY FORGETTABLE...HOPE TO SEE
MORE OF HIS EXCELLENCE SOON......M.B.