A Disorder Peculiar to the Country
Publish date: December 12th 2006
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I could have sworn I already wrote a review of this. I can't even recall when I listened to it, but I actually listened to it twice, having forgotten when I downloaded the audiobook the second time, that I had. Then it started to come back to me bit by bit, and I found myself thinking, "Oh, is this ...
Sometimes you think “This will be a good book”, and you get quite excited. And then you read it, and it turns out it is not a good book after all. And such is life.“Disorder Peculiar to the Country” has all the ingredients – 9/11, New York setting and a couple going through a bitter divorce. Somehow...
This is my favorite 9/11 novel. So far. Why -- why this nasty account of two nasty narcissists involved in a bitter divorce? I admit to an unhealthy love for characters who behave horribly. When Kalfus recounts how his two protagonists respond to the events of 9/11 with a startled smile (and even...
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