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Wonder Boys - Michael Chabon, Hans Hermann
Wonder Boys
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3.59 185
ISBN: 9783423124171 (3423124172)
Publisher: Dt. Taschenbuch-Verl.
Pages no: 383
Edition language: Deutsch
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Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 Wonder Boys, by Michael Chabon
Grady Tripp has been working on the same novel for seven years. It's more than two thousand pages at this point, and there's no end in sight. On top of all this, his lover is pregnant, his wife has left him, his protégé has stolen valuable memorabilia and murdered a dog, and his editor is in town. T...
XOX rated it
3.0 Unlikable characters made this my least favorite Michael Chabon book
Seriously? None of the characters in the books are likable. Drunk. Stoned. Irresponsible. Half way through the book and I keep asking myself why should I care what happened to these characters. And they killed a dog. A big no no. Skip to the end and see if it would improve. Not very likely. ...
silverneurotic rated it
I finished The Wonder Boys yesterday morning, and already I'm struggling with how the heck I'm suppose to write a review. I'm not even sure if I can manage to put together a summary... The Wonder Boys is one of those novels that you read, and you aren't quite sure what happened. Or at least, you k...
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
2.0 Wonder Boys
If this is what writers of literary fiction are like, then may I never have the misfortune of becoming acquainted with one, let alone befriending one! The narrator of Wonder Boys had been struggling for several years to complete his novel, a 2,000+ page train wreck which is nowhere near done. He s...
ezuk rated it
1.0 Wonderboys.
Extremely disappointing. I really enjoyed The Yiddish Policemen Union and Kavalier & Clay, and had high expectations for Wonder Boys. Unfortunately, the book didn't deliver. It's supposed to be a satire, but the prose tries too hard. Sentences are belabored, even more convoluted and wordy than Chabo...
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