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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Presents the story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her.
Presents the story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780141024875 (0141024879)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 393
Edition language: English
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Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words rated it
4.5 Now a Major Motion Picture!
I have held off on a number of movies so I can read the book first, and not out of some puritanical belief in the superiority of the book. Okay, not JUST because of a belief in the superiority in the book. Reading asks more of its audience than movies do, a story comes alive in the minds of readers....
mage4mage
mage4mage rated it
1.0 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
I actually read this years ago in early high school but a friend reminded me of how awful, misogynistic, racist and ableist it is. Note to teachers: if your student opens about mental illness and forced institutionalization in an essay in your class, do not recommend them this book in some show of s...
Gene
Gene rated it
5.0 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
…one flew east, one flew west,One flew over the cuckoo’s nest.This classic book gave birth to a movie which won a truckload of Academy Awards. This means the majority of readers are familiar with one or the other and I thought a very brief review would be enough; something along the lines, "The book...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
5.0 The Prison of the Mind
This is one of those exceptional books. It was the first book that I read when I returned to adult re-entry college and for a book that they force you to read when you are at high school, it is actually pretty good. I can't say that it is the only high school book that I liked, but it is at the top ...
carac
carac rated it
4.0 OD Lot...
Książka zaliczana do klasyki, cokolwiek to znaczy. Za sprawą filmu pod tym samym tytułem (pięć Oskarów) z głośną rolą Jacka Nicholsona, powieść ta - mam wrażenie - funkcjonuje jakby w jego cieniu, jako coś, po co w sumie nie warto sięgać, skoro powstał film. Wiadoma rzecz, film "pokazuje", książka z...
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