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Ann Charters
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
One of the main reasons that I decided to read this book, other than the fact that it happens to be a modern classic, is because I was reading an article in a Christian magazine that was complaining about how this book, and the motor car in general, is responsible for the promiscuous, permissive, an...
Booklife of Bia
Booklife of Bia rated it 4 years ago
I liked some parts of Kerouac's signature novel more than others, but unlike a lot of other Readers have put it in their comments, I wouldn't consider it that bad a story. I admit that sometimes, the story got quite lengthy and I really felt for the old aunt always being tricked into giving "Sal" m...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it 6 years ago
Yeah, yeah. I couldn't care about the irresponsible, chauvinistic and ignorant protagonist and his witless quest.Since writing the above I have read the PhD thesis of my friend, Loni Reynolds, on spiritual and religious themes in the Beats. After reading it I sent her this email:Hi Loni,Thanks so mu...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 6 years ago
I watched the film version of On the Road the other night, and while watching it I couldn’t help but compare Sal Paradise, Dean Moriarity and their fellow beats to the inhabitants of Cannery Row, more specifically Mack and the boys from the Palace Flophouse. That is, there aren’t that many similarit...
Miss Christy's Book Haven
Miss Christy's Book Haven rated it 6 years ago
I got this book for a class in college. It's one of my favorites! It's filled with wonderful short stories, that are intriguing and entertaining. I highly recommend this book!
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