El mal de Portnoy
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 30th 2008
Pages no: 312
Edition language: Spanish
I think Philip Roth intended this for two very different classes of reader: those who are driven by the author's basic drives and those in the next house over who are always laughing at him. Whether or not Roth had any serious reasons for writing the book, it is sometimes very, very funny. And that'...
Extremely well written book. Quite funny at times and right on the money about a lot of things. In the end though, it did not really speak to me that much.
I've been reading a lot of smut lately. It's not because I'm a horndog, though! No wait, yes it is. That's the reason. So I figured I'd check this out, because I heard it was dirty, and it is, but it is not sexy. Not...at...all...sexy.There's an Onion article from...holy shit, fifteen years ago! I f...
Philip Roth is the kind of writer that just doesn't seem to show up anymore. He is unflinching, fearless and unafraid. He doesn't mind getting really messy, since his topic - being human - is one of the most messy there is. 'The most outrageously funny book about sex yet written' is quotes 'The Gua...
I have heard Philip Roth's name bandied about for years, as one of America's literary giants, along with the likes of Saul Bellow, and Norman Mailer. Portnoy's Complaint happened to catch my eye from the bookshelves recently, and I decided to give it a try.I found that many people from my generation...
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