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Something Happened - Joseph Heller
Something Happened
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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness. Slocum was discontent. Inevitably, inexorably, his discontent deteriorated into desolation until...something... show more
Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness. Slocum was discontent. Inevitably, inexorably, his discontent deteriorated into desolation until...something happened.Something Happenedis Joseph Heller's wonderfully inventive and controve
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780307803610 (0307803619)
Publisher: Dell
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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3.0 Something Happened
I wanted to finish this book, and got about a third of the way through (200 pages). I was reading this for insight into a workingman's life in the early 60s, but this book goes on and on. Seemingly endless paragraphs of internal rambling, at first captivating but soon wore me down because there see...
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5.0 Something Happened
The title fits the book perfectly. This is basically the very honest narrative of a character (Bob) whose life didn't quite turn out the way he wanted. In the process of exploring his past, there doesn't seem to be a single "fork in the road" moment to trace back where everything went bad. Instead, ...
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for me nothing happened
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