Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
DNF - Despite being well written, this book just didn't hold my interest. One month was too long to spend trying to force myself to read it.
I feel bad giving this two stars, but this book simply did not do it for me. It was dense and depressing. There was little to no enjoyment, which I suppose is expected in a book about a man dying, but even the flashbacks were all sad and frustrating. I give the author credit for his treatment of ...
A year ago I got through fifty pages of this book and quit in bored frustration. But its alluring squareness kept nagging at a little corner of my brain, and I gathered my will to finish it a year later. And I'm still not quite sure what I think about it. On one hand, it's full of superb writing...