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It just wasn't the kind of book I like to read.
The true essence of the book is the journey through life that the protagonist takes, in search of avoiding the worst possible state, the "malaise of Everydayness."
The protagonist wasn't very likeable, as were the other characters and the story wasn't very interesting.
I haven't finished it yet and I'm afraid that I won't, hence the premature review.
I was excited about this book because it beat out Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates... Read more
Percy should have applied more economy to his writing. The storyline was frustratingly disjointed. It was not a good read for our book club.Published 14 days ago by Larry Pullen
I read this for a book club that I did not attend. I enjoyed the book even though I don't usually enjoy literature. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Michael J Anderson
A profound work by an esteemed author. The language is exquisite yet unsettling. The sadness of all Southern writers distilled with an economy that sucks the breath from ones body. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Leeann E. Haley
I have finished this book. I read it for my book club. I can't really said that I liked it or did not like it.Published 2 months ago by Christine Martin-Arrington
I started reading this because one of the curators/producers of the Prospect 3 art exhibition in New Orleans in 2014-2015 mentioned in an interview that this book was an... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Matt Smith