From Publishers Weekly
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Seems like the author tried to emulate both Philip Roth and Saul Bellow in this book. Unfortunately, the only thing he learned from them is how to be excruciatingly,... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Benzion Krick
Delillo's novels, with all of their portentous dread and paranoia about modern life, have often left me cold and unimpressed.
But somehow, I really enjoyed Mao II. Read more
An undervalued major novelist, both by academics and the public, DeLillo is fun to read and raises important issues about the pros and cons of our addiction to being part of a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Roger Conner
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Coming up on the 25th anniversary of its original publication, Don DeLillo's "Mao II" continues... Read more
My third DeLillo book after White Noise and The Names. DeLillo seems to predict the future with this book in regards to group-think, terrorism, modern American culture etc. Read morePublished 9 months ago by BrokenArrow
A review by Dr. Joseph Suglia
Exactly ten years before the terrorist assaults on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, Don DeLillo's Mao II (1991) compared the act of... Read more
Overall it was a struggle for to get through this one. There were a few great scenes but I never felt totally grounded in the narrative and sometimes the environment too. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Michael Tapp