Dangling man

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Penguin Books, 1988 - Fiction - 191 pages
44 Reviews
Written in 1944, Dangling Man takes the form of the journal of a young man waiting to be drafted. He has received notice, but a series of mix-ups keeps him waiting for the official call to arms.

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I found this easy to read and quite enjoyed it. - Goodreads
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There's little plot and I wasn't in the mood this time. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

I know this is supposed to be a minor masterpiece of late modernism but the narrator is a whining, self important douchebag, and his brand of injured masculinity is at best tedious. Read full review

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User Review  - Beth Morrow - Goodreads

OK - thought the character was going to end up doing one thing, but he ended up doing another Read full review


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Saul Bellow won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel HUMBOLDTa (TM)S GIFT in 1975, and in 1976 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature a ~for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work.a (TM) He is the only novelist to receive three National Book Awards, for THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH, HERZOG, and MR. SAMMLERa (TM)S PLANET

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