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"Lovely and brilliant...a highly whimsical kind of picaresque tale that puts one in mind of both Faulkner and Canneau." --Joyce Carol Oates, The Nation
"Breaks your heart in the midst of laughter." --Philadelphia Inquirer
Walter Percy is for some peoples taste but why is a mystery to me. This novel is meant to be full of wry humor and even aspires to satire but was already dated when issued. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Jonathan A. Weiss
I do not understand the end of this book. Seriously...what is the deal with this ending?Published 3 months ago by Josh Willis
A novel that will keep you thinking for some time. Extraordinary scenes and an extraordinary development of character. Compelling.Published 6 months ago by Dorothy Potter
Interesting. You want to know what happens next but txt drawn out in places.Published 6 months ago by Gladys Sprouffske
I stopped reading it, which is something I never do no matter how bad a book may seem. It just did not make sense.Published 6 months ago by Dianne Seleny
Not as good as I expected. Lots of wandering in the plot, the repetitive "fugues" that the main character goes through get a bit tedious, I expected more from this book... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Texas Mystery Lover
The author writes like he is dazed and confused, the title of the book is not relevant.
I'm not a southerner, which may be the reason.
What a wonderful book and story! Being a Southerner, I should have read Walker Percy many years ago. Read morePublished 7 months ago by W.