One flew over the cuckoo's nest

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Thorndike Press, 1994 - Fiction - 528 pages
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The imagery is so vivid, it's amazing. - Goodreads
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A great insight into the true meaning of human sanity. - Goodreads
Besides the depressing ending. - Goodreads
Lovely sentences, and good pacing. - Goodreads
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Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

User Review  - Cait - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book very much. The ending was not what I had expected, and it reminded me a bit of the Green Mile - sad, but understandable with the way things worked out. I read another review where ... Read full review

Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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This work is based on Kesey's observations of America's mental institutions and his own experiences with hallucinogenic drugs. The delusions of the narrator, Chief Bromden, serve to blur the ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

KEN KESEY was born in 1935 in Colorado and grew up in Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon, he received a Stegner fellowship from Stanford University, where he studied fiction under Wallace Stegner, Malcolm Cowley, and Frank O'Connor. Kesey's first two novels, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Sometimes a Great Notion", brought him great literary fame. His other books include "Kesey's Garage Sale, Demon Box, The Further Inquiry", and the novels "Sailor Song" (1992) and, with Ken Babbs, "Last Go Round". His children's books include "Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear" and "The Sea Lion". Kesey died in 2001.

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