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by Philip Roth
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Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it 5 years ago
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...
AC
AC rated it 5 years ago
Apparently, Roth's last book. A bit meolodramatic for my tastes.
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 6 years ago
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 ...
Another fine mess
Another fine mess rated it 8 years ago
Thoughts to come. 'Til then--read Krok...
Beth's List Love on Booklikes
Beth's List Love on Booklikes rated it 50 years ago
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...
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