From Publishers Weekly
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Simply amazing. As a result of this one novel, Gass has become one of my favorite authors, with the likes of Joyce, Pynchon, Mann and Wallace. Read morePublished 4 months ago by M.D. Kuehn
There are novels that that are gloriously proud of their complete lack of plot (Renata Adler's "Speedboat" comes immediately to mind) and there are novels that base the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michael Battaglia
This is a very complicated and challenging book. I listened to a lecture by the then-81-year-old author, William Gass, in 2006, and almost couldn't keep up with him.Published 12 months ago by Patrick Achord
It is difficult to imagine how a book could be worse than this one. How it got published is a great mystery. Read morePublished 16 months ago by David Dixon
I described this to a friend of mine as a "hyper-Lolita," in which an aesthetic ideal is pared with something unambiguously bad in order to explore human nature. Read morePublished 21 months ago by ryh
I didn't enjoy this book in any sense, although the author did display a certain inventiveness. None of the characters are even remotely likeable or interesting, the plot is a dud,... Read morePublished on July 6, 2014 by Matthew Swartz
I was drawn into the Tunnel and could not escape its disturbing reality. Others have identified the virtuosity of Gass's literary craft, I agree, but the book is more than literary... Read morePublished on December 30, 2013 by pearcearrow