Publish date: October 5th 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
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Series: Nemeses (#4)
Roth’s last book and my first Roth’s book. As any of my school teachers could tell you – I have absolutely zero respect for authority, so I approached Philip Roth with exactly as much reverence as I would have for any first time writer in their 20s. Additionally, I find Roth’s rabid fanboys the most...
Apparently, Roth's last book. A bit meolodramatic for my tastes.
This novel is a trip down memory lane for anyone of a certain age. Two wars are being fought at the same time; one is in Europe and the Pacific where World War II is raging and the other is in the Jewish neighborhood of Weequahic, in Newark, New Jersey, where a polio epidemic is raging. Neither war ...
Thoughts to come. 'Til then--read Krok...
Nemesis is, at its core, the story of how we create our own reality, be it of triumph, simple pleasure, or tragedy. Events themselves do not dictate the quality of life, but require our collaboration to give them their ultimate meaning. Bucky Cantor is a young playground director in a Jewish neighbo...