Chronic City: A Novel
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: Vintage Books
Edition language: English
Before you raise your eyebrows, let me say this: Chronic City is a book with no real plot, but somehow it works. The lack of plot is almost the point. Chronic City is Jonathan Lethem’s newest novel, eagerly devoured by the many lovers of Fortress of Solitude. I never actually read Fortress, but I ...
When I started reading this book, I felt that the writing was a bit commercial and unrefined. I felt there were too many superlative adjectives and unnecessary “forceful” verbs for my taste, like “He jammed the disc into the boom box”. Then I read the parts involving Chase buying the book “Obstinat...
This was fine, ranging from excellent to okay. At best, it's a manic, word-choked, Philip K. Dick-invoking search for meaning, love, and the grail, strewn with the mines of Lacanian desires that cannot be fulfilled. Chase Insteadman, naive ex-child star, pines (or doesn't) for his lostronaut fiancee...
Illusionary Tooth living off THC the wonderful herb. All sort of different kinds Ice his favorite.Really enjoyed this book a great read for fans of humor about people living the fuck it life.
Chase Insteadman ist ein gern gesehener Gast auf Dinerpartys in New York, allerdings weniger wegen seiner Person, sondern in erster Linie, weil er mit einer im All verschollenen Astronautin verlobt ist und bei ein paar Leuten vielleicht noch, weil er als Kind der Star einer Fernsehserie war. Seither...
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