One flew over the cuckoo's nest

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Thorndike Press, 1994 - Fiction - 528 pages
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There is a reason that Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a classic. He creates a motley crew of characters, some hilarious and some downright sad. Together, under the shared roof of the ... Read full review

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One of those rare books whose aura of cool is matched by its quality. The protagonist is a sort of naughty Huckleberry Finn version of Jesus Christ undergoing the Passion. I've read it twice, once as ... 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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