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by Sinclair Lewis
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Calyre
Calyre rated it 4 months ago
- Alors... on prétend que les rêves sont le contraire de la réalité.Et ainsi il se rendit compte que c'était de la folie de prendre la fuite, parce qu'il ne pourrait jamais se fuir lui-même.
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
I was wary of this novel of 1920s America, given what very little I knew of it, which was only that its title has become a metaphor, now fairly little-used, for an entirely conventional and complacent middle-class man. I thought that it would be very satirical, and very much of its time and place, a...
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it 3 years ago
In the USA the word "Babbitt" has become synonymous for Philistine, thus for "a self-satisfied person who conforms readily to conventional, middle-class ideas and ideals, especially of business and material success" (babbitt. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. http://dicti...
The Purple Book Monster
The Purple Book Monster rated it 6 years ago
It was okay, and only stuck through it for class. I don't ever plan on reading this again. It's basically about conformity.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
Available: http://youtu.be/fudm0J6gVWg
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it 6 years ago
I love Sinclair Lewis, and this was my favorite of his.
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it 45 years ago
Book Circle Reads 55Rating: 4* of fiveThe Book Description: Prosperous and socially prominent, George Babbitt appears to have everything. But when a personal crisis forces the middle-aged real estate agent to reexamine his life, Babbitt mounts a rebellion that jeopardizes everything he values. Widel...
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