Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
Publish date: September 18th 2007
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Senso di sospensione. Poi un pensiero si fa strada e mi chiedo chi è disadattato. James? Forse. O forse lo sono gli altri con i loro fallimenti, le loro insoddisfazioni, i loro pregiudizi, i loro capricci. James si ribella a tutto questo. Semplicemente non sopporta la superficialità, la stupidità, l...
I loved this book, discovered it while working on a project on Stephen Elliott. Someone recommended Someday to further understand Elliott's "Where I Slept" essay. I don't quite see the connection but I'll never be sorry for following up that lead and reading this book.One of my favorite bits: ""But ...
What the hell kind of ending was that? >8(
This book reminded me a little of Catcher in the Rye. I hated Catcher in the Rye. But this was a little better.
I'm getting pickier about YA lit these days, but I really enjoyed this one. Definitely reminiscent of The Catcher in the Rye -- the protagonist, James Sveck, is basically a somewhat-closeted gay Holden Caulfield -- but I loved Catcher, so I thought this was great too.
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