To each his/her own... I love his satiric wit and also enjoyed all the historical info.
Having read and enjoyed several of Boyle's other novels, I found this one boring and I gave up on it about two thirds of the way through.
It was published pretty early in Boyle's career and it's possible that as a young writer he simply bit off more than he could chew.
After reading and falling in love with other works by T.C. Boyle (most recently the collection of stories titled Wild Child), I was truly disappointed by World's End. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Shane A.
I love history and enjoyed this historical fiction very much. very interesting. timely and relevant. i recognized the pete seeger character and he just died.Published 8 months ago by Judith
Witless characters do stupid things because . . . the land is CURSED! Oh, please. This convoluted mess is full of mindless people you won't care about, with a plot that never... Read morePublished 8 months ago by John Forbes
By the time the Walter Van Brunt got to Alaska, my tear ducts had run dry from laughter. Interstellar black humor permeates this gem. Boyle is a grand virtuoso.Published 10 months ago by Mark Hammond
Thoroughly enjoyable story of relationships between New York Dutch and American Indian families from the colonial period to the present.Published 12 months ago by R. M. Mullen
I read this book a while back. I continually refer to it as my favorite TCB novel,and I think I am going to re-read it to make sure it really is better than "Drop City," "Riven... Read morePublished 19 months ago by T. Engle
Classic T.C. Boyle. He weaves so many things together so artfully. What a journey. This may be my favorite novel of all time.Published 22 months ago by Lindsay Janson
Having read and enjoyed several of Boyle's other novels, I found this one boring and I gave up on it about two thirds of the way through. Read morePublished on February 18, 2013 by Coilin O'Braonain