From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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For the second time in my life I have lost a book and find myself grateful that I don’t have to finish it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by David Curry
A FROLIC OF HIS OWN is a difficult book to write about.Some seem to view it as a masterpiece , others a tedious mish mash.I'd say it's neither. Read morePublished on April 22, 2014 by JAK
When asked to name my top three favorite books, I remembered "A Frolic Of His Own" and it deserves the top spot. It was so much fun to read, so funny, so real. Read morePublished on March 24, 2014 by Massive Reader
If you like David Foster Wallace you'll love this. The writing is ingenious! It is very creative and unique style of writingPublished on January 31, 2014 by Lulu S.
This is Gaddis's most accessible book. It has many of the wonderful qualities of "JR", which is my former favorite Gaddis, but is easier to follow. Read morePublished on July 21, 2013 by Gary Belkin
As usual with Gaddis, reading this novel was something of a chore. For me, the book was the toughest of Gaddis' five novels to read. Read morePublished on July 9, 2013 by Robert V. Huber
I bought this novel when it was first published and, for whatever reason, did not get around to reading it until a few weeks ago. What was I thinking? Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by MACLEAR
William Gaddis is truly one of the few reasonably accessible comic geniuses of contemporary American literature (David Foster Wallace and Thomas Pynchon are the only others that... Read morePublished on August 25, 2011 by Dave