Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Edition language: English
The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris is about Tim and his family (a wife and daughter) coping with Tim's unnamed disease that makes him walk. And not stop until the disease lets him. Then he's so tired that he falls asleep on the spot. Basically, think Forrest Gump's run across America, except sadder. Oh bo...
I read an excerpt of The Unnamed right before the release date (a year ago.) It had such a weird set-up, I couldn't get it out of my head, and I wanted to buy it so I could finish the story, and find out what the hell was wrong with the main character. Why did he wander? Was he possessed? did he hav...
Tim Farnsworth has a problem. At times, he is overwhelmed by an irresistable urge to walk. Not just around the block a time or two, but to the point of exhaustion, regardless of the weather, regardless of whatever else demands his time, like his job as a lawyer, his comfortable suburban home, his fa...
This book was different from other books I have read, yet, remarkably the same. Still it did keep me interested and entertained, although I thought the characters were bland.
I dearly loved Then We Came to the End, so I have high hopes for this one, too.