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Review: Stoner

User Review  - Angus - Goodreads

Original post at Book Rhapsody. *** A Reconsideration I sit down, gently lay my fingers on the home keys, and stare at the monitor for several minutes. I do not know how to start writing about this ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

I knew I had to come to this book some day, after reading somewhere that the French novelist Anna Gavalda had decided to take it upon herself to translate it into French. She had loved it that much ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Dolors - Goodreads

This might be for me the best book of the year. Sublimely told and with such a subtle narrative which flows easily displaying the life of an ordinary man during an extraordinary time in America. This ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - knig - Goodreads

Bleak and monolithic, the eponymous Stoner rises from the tumult of a Boschean sea of humanity as a testament of Everyman: if Botticelli gave us the 'Birth of Venus' to accentuate the apex of human ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Ben Loory - Goodreads

During the Christmas holiday, that curious, suspended pause in the rushing semester, William Stoner began to realize two things: he began to know how centrally important Grace had become to his ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

Not sure exactly what to make of this one, style-wise, but after the recent vague disappointments of David Cay Johnston and Naomi Klein, I can definitely say that it helps me understand why I mostly ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - matt - Goodreads

Harrowing. It broke me up inside to read it. I'm not saying it was a bad novel or a badly written one, not at all. I'm saying that it put me in an awful mood several times, several hours of anguished ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Proustitute - Goodreads

It's hard to adequately convey how powerful a novel Stoner is, perhaps because there is nothing unusual in Williams's prose style, pacing, or the way he is using the bildungsroman conventions to focus ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Edan - Goodreads

My oh my what a beautiful book. *** I just re-read this and it stood up to a second look. I'm stunned by how connected I feel to Stoner, and how his life--its heartbreaks, its moments of comfort and ... Read full review

Review: Stoner

User Review  - Charles Kell - Goodreads

A very sad and beautiful book...a sad book for a sad day. There really is no category for "Stoner"; it's such an anomaly for its time--published in 1965--during the burgeoning height of American ... Read full review


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