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The characters seemed like they should be interesting, but I did not care about any of them.
"Theft" has that same lighthearted verve, and Carey's terrific writing and obvious love of language made it a joy to read.
I suffered through page after page of this book for over two weeks only to get a little more than halfway through.
I found it very confusing as to who was speaking . I was not interested in the charecters.
I would not recommend it to anyone
Found the characterizations fascinating. the 2 protagonists device made it even more compelling. Peter Carey never fails to entertain & enthrall.Published 3 months ago by discriminating reader
As always, great quirky characters, including a formerly famous artist who's career has taken a dump and his mentally challenged brother. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Barb Lawrence
The over-the-top style of this book reminds me a little of A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole, with its crazed lead character Ignatius J. Reilly. Read morePublished 8 months ago by John Fitzpatrick
I found it a bit confusing on first read. might try it again just to get the flow better and not concentrate on which brother was speaking so much. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Donna L. Doberstein
Rollicking good time; wonderful way he gets his characters across. The switching from brother to brother is ingenious and especially vivid.Published 9 months ago by Carol C. Schwarz
I enjoyed every last damn page of it. I laughed out loud at the extraordinary turns of phrases by the two narrators, brothers and world apart. Read morePublished 16 months ago by K. Ash
Take a little bit of the movie Dominick & Eugene, plus a pinch of Of Mice and Men, throw in a dash of Les Miserables add a magnificent high-stakes art theft, murder and an... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Red Rock Bookworm