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Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Rosana - Goodreads

Saul Bellow had been on my list of authors to try for years. Truth be told, I was scared of him. Winner of the Nobel and the Pulitzer, I imagined Bellow's writing to be dense and academic, or too ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - David - Goodreads

This is the American epic. In the lineage of The Odyssey and The Aeneid and Argonautica, Bellow's The Adventures of Augie March is a modern struggle against, or for, fate. It is an paean of life's ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Jason Pettus - Goodreads

(Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography [cclapcenter.com]. I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP; it is not being reprinted illegally.) It's ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Rayroy - Goodreads

Saul Bellow was one of the greatest writers of American Contemorary fiction to ever write. It's just with this one I never was fully enagaged or emersed.The way Bellow wrote it was with great skill ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Ensiform - Goodreads

The saga of a fatherless boy, brought up by his timid mother and overbearing grandmother, as he grows to a man, trying to make his way in Depression-era Chicago (and later, in other countries). Augie ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - David Lentz - Goodreads

This novel is unquestionably one of the great masterpieces of our time. Saul Bellow paints portraits of characters like Rembrandt. He has a brilliant technique for divulging not only the physical ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Ruthiella - Goodreads

536 pages of very small type, I might add. What a chore reading this book was! I began reading it in 2008 and finished over a year later... and this was my third attempt. Bellows uses every adjective ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Harold Griffin - Goodreads

This picaresque novel about Chicago-Born Augie March, from his youth in Chicago to his seemingly-doomed marriage, is rich in language, characters, episodes and ideas. I cannot say that I find it a ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - Mateo - Goodreads

Looking for the Great American Novel? According to the likes of Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie, and Christopher Hitchens, look no further than this book. (Why the book jacket would quote three Englishmen ... Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Augie March

User Review  - julieta - Goodreads

The true adventure story is one that not only takes you through a man's life and everything that happens to him, but of his own discovery of who he is and what he wants to be in the world. This book ... Read full review


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