Publish date: October 23rd 2005
Pages no: 609
Edition language: English
Ich war schon ewig lange nicht mehr soweit, ein Buch fast abzubrechen wie dieses, weil es mich gar so geärgert hat. Ein Werk mit derart viel Potenzial verkommt ab der Hälfte nur noch zu einem geschwätzigen Stückerl Papier ohne Substanz, Entwicklung und Aussage.Ja Franzen kann tatsächlich ein bissche...
Incredibly long and tedious read, yet strangely addictive and enjoyable at the same time.
It has been a long time since I've read anything like this. I mostly avoid contemporary literature (except for the kind with spells and spaceships, and that is [let's be honest] mostly not literature) so 'The Corrections' came like a blow to the face.My mother is Enid. No she isn't, but Franzen's ch...
I started this review once already, struggled with it, and have decided to start completely over. The problem was that I was trying overly hard to justify my feelings. The words jumbled out, page after page, full of whining and excuses. I wanted to somehow convey my strong dislike for Franzen's pers...
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