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A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
A Confederacy of Dunces
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A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole’s hero is one Ignatius J. Reilly, “huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, and a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original character, denizens of New Orleans’ lower... show more
A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole’s hero is one Ignatius J. Reilly, “huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, and a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original character, denizens of New Orleans’ lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures” (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun Times)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780802130204 (802130208)
ASIN: 802130208
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 394
Edition language: English
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JackieLoz
JackieLoz rated it
1.0 A Confederacy of Dunces
I did not like this book at all.
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
2.0 A Confederacy of Dunces
I read this book to fulfill a requirement for a reading challenge. I would have DNF'd it if I hadn't needed to complete it for the challenge. It wasn't for me at all. I heard it was laugh out loud funny, but I don't remember even cracking a smile. I got so tired of hearing about his valve. ¡Dio...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
- Ignatius fait des bouchées au fromage délicieuses, dit Mme Reilly.- C'est rudement chic de sa part, dit le vieil homme. Y en a tant qui pensent qu'à courir de nos jours.- Et si vous la fermiez, vous, enjoignit le policier au vieil homme.Magasins AbelmanKansas City, MissouriUSAM. 1 Abelman, PDG et ...
konstantinapapazoglou
konstantinapapazoglou rated it
1.5
Read full review at: http://thereadingarmchair.blogspot.gr/2015/07/review-confederacy-of-dunces-by-john.htmlThe central plot of the novel revolves around Ignatius Jacques Reilly, who is forced by his mother to search for a job. But, there are numerous others subplots that in one way or another depen...
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it
4.0 A Confederacy of Dunces
Un très bon livre, extrêmement drôle, qui m'a valu plusieurs fou-rires dans mes trajets. Un personnage haut en couleurs, une sorte d'anti héros parfait que l'on ne peut quand même pas s'empêcher d'apprécier un peu. L'écriture est un peu lourde, mais l'histoire est vraiment intéressante, et a une tou...
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