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You are a selfish asshole, just like everyone else, yet without fail an infinite number of these “cerebral” authors sublimate their own perceived struggles into meaningless, emotionless, and r Legitimately, probably the worst novel I’ve ever read.

Do you find things in normal everyday life hard to take, Holden Caulfield? The Dave Eggers writes beautifully, yet his novel never seems to inspire any connection between the reader and the characters. Sep 21, May rated it liked it.

Money is important — to people in Senegal — because it buys food and water. Jun 05, Mark rated it it was ok.

May 06, stuart b rated it liked it Recommended to stuart by: It’s like a movie where you know they are trying to make you cry, and you do cry, and then feel bad about it because you know that they played you like a fiddle. But lately I’d be sitting at my desk, trying either to work or to just admire the view and wonder about the stream, what makes it go, if there are fish inside, what their names might be, if any of them are secretly talking fish and if so what they might say–when there will suddenly be a library staff member at my side, and she will have one hand on my back, and the other will be pointing to the contents of a file she’s brought me and has opened on my desk, so that I will follow her finger to where she’s pointing, and when I see what she’s pointing to I will gasp.


I don’t really understand what it is with male writers that makes them want so badly to write these books about disillusioned young men who are basically losers. Saggisti statunitensi Scrittori statunitensi.

It makes me want to write, in a typewriter, and live in some far off place, the color, the texture, wow, I tried to find out what they used but there is no information on the subject. He suggests these elements could simply be efforts “to thicken the plot a bit, to give it some kind of pseudo-emotional gravitas. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This does absolutely nothing to further the plot.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The plot line seemed familiar, two young men, without plans traveling the world.

L’incolore Tazaki Tsukuru e i suoi anni di pellegrinaggio Haruki Murakami. I’m not sure if I’m cut out for postmodern literature.

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View all 4 comments. Love the style of the prose, it is at times erudite and at times completely utterly batshit insane! Nosrta all 7 comments. I didn’t hate it, I didn’t love it. Eggers has a wonderful way of writing to the heart of the matter and his language in that way reminds me of Hemingway – perhaps not because his language is so sparse and bare but there are moments of perception that just cut you dead with their simplicity, like a flashlight suddenly shone into a dark corner.

Io ero al riparo al caldo, e facevo la spola da una stanza all’altra. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. Mar 24, Sarah Wingo rated it it was ok. The Jumping People passage was brilliant. A classic postmodern move, perhaps, but not really for me.

Much of the book is quite funny in a dry sardonic sort of way. Books by Dave Eggers. I read the book, read the reviews, found out that I completely missed what I think was a major plot point. Amount of Time Spent Writing the Review, including revisions: A friend who runs his own site told me to try Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius instead, but we shall see.


How infuriating is it that in this multi-national piece, every poorly constructed character these two jackoffs encounter is somehow an adept English speaker? Il racconto esilarante, meraviglioso e commovente di due amici, Will e Hand, che decidono di fare il giro del mondo per liberarsi di una somma di denaro che la sorte ha messo loro inaspettatamente tra le mani. The rest of the review is best nosrra over.

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But he doesn’t know when to quit. Admittedly, the reading experience was part of it — I read it while lounging in Dutch coffeeshops during my final days of studying in Leiden, and world travel was a much-explored and romanticized theme for me — but the characters are quirky and fascinating and the cameo appearances by random hilarious foreign fools in Senegal, Estonia and the like are not to be missed.

Then, this edition of the book includes a chapter added by “Hand,” written after the trip and Will’s subsequent death in Jostra in which he comments on the novel and the many inaccuracies. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It reminds us once again what an important, necessary talent Dave Eggers is. While Kerouac describes, with compassion and care, his fellow nosgra beings, Eggers draws broad sketches of the people he meets.

I iden I’m a little torn here, because I feel like I was supposed to like this book, so part of me wants to pretend that I didn’t like it.