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I paid way too much for a book I could not begin to understand. Stopped trying after first 30 pages. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kris Hicks
do yourself a favor and stay away from this writer. i always check shorlisted books for the man booker prize. and i must say i came across real gems among them. Read morePublished 17 months ago by NGT
First off, I am definitely a fan. There.
This is just the sort of a book where a master writer is sitting in his study and twiddling his thumbs and his editor rings and... Read more
Juvenal called his book of satires a `farrago', and the word fits Yellow Dog very well. It's satire, it's a farrago of many different themes and plots, and it's a very clever... Read morePublished on February 4, 2009 by DAVID BRYSON
Martin is the master, and he's spot-on with his indictment of what passes for culture today. The seemingly disparate plots intertwine beautifully and surprisingly, and his mastery... Read morePublished on October 14, 2008 by Willem Knibbe
Xan Meo--loving husband, devoted family man, minor celebrity--goes to the pub for the annual celebration of his sober reformation. Read morePublished on June 22, 2007 by Mark Nadja
1. Yellow Dog is a chore to read - its self-conscious post-modernity, its intentional tangle of narratives and voices, and its glee in confusing the reader make it tiresome from... Read morePublished on April 1, 2007 by Antenna Twentythree
Yellow Dog is very much in the same savagely satirical mode of much of Martin Amis's work, for example Money. Read morePublished on June 28, 2006 by Richard R. Horton
I don't know why people (including Amis fans) were so down on this when it came out. I loved it. It zoomed straight into my top ten Mart novels. Weeeeeeeeee! Read morePublished on May 17, 2006 by Jade West