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Seize the Day - Cynthia Ozick, Saul Bellow
Seize the Day
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3.83 30
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140189377 (0140189378)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
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TheBrainintheJar rated it
3.5 Saul Bellow - Seize the Day
It’s amazing how much you can say in so few words. It’s not even a case of huge paragraphs and a small font. You can read Seize the Day in a few hours, but it covers more topics and points of view than a regular novel. It also feels epic, even though all that happens is that a person talks to his fa...
XOX rated it
3.0 Seize the Day by Saul Bellow is about a different kind of mid-life crisis
Wilhelm wants to be an actor, and have failed to become a success. A typical story for most actors, who didn't get that one big break. The story is more on his relationship with his past and his father right now. The more we read up on actors, the more we found out how hard it is to make it b...
All the World's a Page
All the World's a Page rated it
A deeply psychological novel, Seize the Day follows the middle-aged man in the life of a single day in New York City. "Psychological"... "single day"... Bellow's ante into the pool of single-day novels, alongside Joyce's Ulysses and Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, is a much slimmer volume than its fellow one...
AC rated it
This is Bellow.Not the early, picaresque Bellow of Augie (1953) – which I do not much like – writing a clunky, poorly edited, Americanized, Depression-Era Bildungsroman…, with the so-unBellow-like voice of sentences made in endless *largo*… but the Bellow that has found his voice, for better and eve...
Ana V.
Ana V. rated it
3.0 Seize the Day (Penguin Classics)
Though I wasn't sure what to think of it when I started it, by the end of the book I came to like it.It's not easy to decide wether you like the main character or you hate it - at least for me it wasn't. I had to thoroughly think about his qualities and his deffects in order to see him in his comple...
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