Publish date: February 2005
Edition language: Italian
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, Modern Classics
Series: Duluoz Legend
One of my favorite books of all time. I read as a youth many times and love the love-fevered frenzy Kerouac 's Leo has for the lovely Mardou Fox. If ever a characters name completely fit their essence, it would be Mardo Fox. It's a short book, and at the end I cry. I always cry. There's a part about...
After reading the more conventional 'Go' by John Clellon Holmes and having explored 'Howl' by Allen Ginsberg, this book by Kerouac is a really valuable addition to my view on the Beats. To my mind, the book really exemplifies the movement's attempt to find new ways of expression to go with their equ...
It turns out that I am too old for this book. People desperatly grasping for values and meaning just make me feel sad and queezy.
Fun fact: Kerouac wrote the book over three days and nights on a speed binge. Neutral fact: you can read it in under three hours. Not so fun fact: it reads like a book written by someone in three days on a speed binge. Count yourself lucky that I never tried to publish the evidence.Anyway, I don't m...
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