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Pretentious . An attempt at a philosophical work that just doesn't make it. Read Camus or Sartre instead of this novel.Published 1 month ago by wesley fitzsimmons
Our hero, Nathaniel Mason, has a weak grasp on reality, doesn't understand the social interactions in which he is engaged, and resents or misunderstands those closest to him. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Pop Bop
I can't say I enjoyed the journey but it left me wondering what I had read. Was it good? What exactly was it anyway? Read morePublished on August 30, 2013 by D. Kersten
Finally pulled this off the shelf to read on a vacation.
My idea of a wonderful vacation read. Read more
This ended up being a pick for my book club and I ended up being the only one to read more than the first paragraph. Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by C.R. Lux
The writer had some brilliant one-liners and did a good job of setting the place and mood of the story. However he had at least one perfect place to implement the title and failed. Read morePublished on June 28, 2012 by RT
It's a good thing this was an audio book. Had I actually had to read it, I don't know if I'd have been able to finish it. Read morePublished on August 31, 2011 by NYM
A fractured narrative is borne out of two men's bizarre relationship. The narrator, who gives himself the name Nathaniel Mason, and Jerome Coolberg, "a whiz-kid sage with a range... Read morePublished on May 19, 2011 by Nina Murray
I'm sorry, this book is a bunch of hooey. I was interested, I was hooked, I was ready for an exciting ending... and what I got was just very disappointing. Read morePublished on August 19, 2010 by joyce dewitt