A hilarious and deeply touching debut novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own.Meet Samuel Andresen-Anderson: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of an online video... show more
A hilarious and deeply touching debut novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own.Meet Samuel Andresen-Anderson: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of an online video game. He hasn’t seen his mother, Faye, since she walked out when he was a child. B
Pages no: 640
Edition language: English
My rating and reaction! The Nix
Holy cow this is a good book. There is much more to it than the story of a mother and the son she left. Different from all the other recent releases I've read, THE NIX is terrific. I may be easily impressed after the run of mediocrity I've read recently. We'll see how I feel in a year or so, but I t...
This was a terrific book, but it is, I thought, way too long. I am a fan of John Irving's quirky, sprawling novels , and this reminds me of them. However, listening to it (a 22-hour audio book!) I thought there were many times that descriptions, while wonderful, just went on and on. For example, whi...
Wow! That was a long one. Honestly, I was beginning to wonder if it was ever going to end. I listened to the Audio version on Audible and, I mean, it wasn't a bad book but 22 hours of narrative is almost a full day of my life and if I'm going to invest a day of my life, that I'll never get back, lis...
The Nix, Nathan Hill, author, Ari Fliakos, narrator “The Nix” begins in 1988, as the author describes an event taking place in the small Chicago suburb of Streamwood. Eleven-year-old Samuel Andresen-Anderson’s life is about to unalterably change forever. His mother, Faye, has been slowly and careful...
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