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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
I do not understand the end of this book. Seriously...what is the deal with this ending?Published 2 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 4 months ago by Dorothy Potter
Interesting. You want to know what happens next but txt drawn out in places.Published 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 months ago by W.
As expected, Walter Percy brilliantly addresses so much of humanity's hunger for the transcendent by placing bombshells between the lines; his imagery is more timely than ever. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Joseph P Kennedy