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I cannot tell you how much I hated the 60% or so of this book that I got through. In fact hate is not a strong enough word! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mary Remmel Wohlleb
This novel is for self-absorbed pseudo-intellectuals who like to read out in public with the cover facing out. Read morePublished on July 19, 2006 by Michael
Words that describe my impression of this work:
A waste of my time.
Too many characters. Brilliant sentences that become too self-conciously showy. Read more
Generally, the reviews knocking this book are obviously written by people who simply don't know what they're talking about.Published on December 18, 2005 by Michael Jones
I've enjoyed Barry Hannah's short stories in the past, but this novel put me to sleep 8 nights in a row. Read morePublished on June 11, 2004 by Hoppy Doppelrocket
this is my first exposure to barry hannah - and if his other work is anything like this novel, i can do without him. Read morePublished on June 4, 2004
I haven't read a book like this since I had to read Gravity's Rainbow in college; I didn't understand that one either. Read morePublished on September 29, 2003
I'm a fan of Barry Hannah; ever since I read "Airships" I've been hooked. ("Testimony of Pilot," from that collection, is simply the best short story I've ever... Read morePublished on June 12, 2003 by Scott R. Lucado
I'm a bedtime reader and finish a book roughly every 3 weeks. This had to be the most confusing book I've read in a long time. Read morePublished on October 28, 2002