Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel (Lake Wobegon Series)
Publish date: February 17th 2011
Publisher: Faber and Faber Fiction
Pages no: 268
Edition language: English
A very funny book about the death of Evelyn Petersen and the mayhem that follows. Greedy relatives, drunk ex-husband, lovers and two other subplots. This was my first Lake Wobegon novel, but certainly not my last. Four stars overall, and recommended. For the longer review, please go here:http://www....
this is funny and sad if possible at the same time.The narrator is brilliant has a laconic laid-back style which superbly suits the writing which is as it should be since Garrison Leillor is both author and narrator.If you have ever listened to Lake Wobegon on the radio this is for you
I was charmed by this book very quickly, but after the first couple of chapters I began to realize that charm was pretty much all that was holding this book together. This book is a portrait of a place, a small town, not a story. There's nothing really wrong with that, it's just not something I en...
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