Everyman

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Vintage Books, 2007 - 182 pages
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Philip Roth's novel is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret, and stoicism. The fate of Roth's everyman is traced from his first shocking confrontation with death on the idyllic beaches of his childhood summers, through the family trials and professional achievements of his vigorous adulthood, and into his old age, when he is rended by observing the deterioration of his contemporaries and stalked by his own physical woes. The terrain of this novel is the human body. Its subject is the common experience that terrifies us all.

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Roth's writing style is fantastic. - Goodreads
It's always hard to read about life in decline. - Goodreads
Well written with good characterization. - Goodreads
Grim, depressing, but the ending is quite exquisite. - Goodreads
Solid story, good writing. - Goodreads
Tight prose, tough topic. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Cal Mcloughlin - Goodreads

Loved the writing, didn't care for the story or the characters. Read full review

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User Review  - Bev Haskins - Goodreads

Dark,somewhat depressing but an interesting perspective on aging. Read full review

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