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The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim - Jonathan Coe
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B009I6UI04
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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travelin rated it
1.0 The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim
The single-parent father is gay and doesn't know it. The single-parent son, 48, is gay and doesn't know it. A smug con artist of a writer makes a one page appearance and makes all this rubbish disappear. That's the miracle I was waiting for. If I've helped one person who thinks this book is good and...
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The Library of Babel rated it
Jonathan Coe did it again. A pretty decent effort of a novel spoiled by an abrupt, clumsy (and metafictional!) ending. Pity, because 'The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim' has its good moments and includes some brilliant dialogues and ideas. There's just too much here: too many characters, too many s...
themistokeles rated it
Inhalt: Maxwell Sim wurde mit 48 Jahren von seiner Frau samt Tochter verlassen. Jedoch erhielt er sechs Monate nachdem dies passiert war ein Flugticket nach Australien zu seinem Vater, welches sie ihm noch gebucht hatte. Nach seinem Besuch in Australien ist die Beziehung zwischen Max und seinem Vate...
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me reading books rated it
Die ungeheuerliche Einsamkeit des Maxwell Sim? Eher die ungeheuerliche Langeweile. Zu allererst: Ich habe das Buch nicht zu Ende gelesen. Manchmal muss man zu einem Buch einfach "Nein" sagen und seine Lebenszeit für bessere, lustigere, schönere Bücher nutzen. So ging es mir bei diesem Roman.Aber nic...
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