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Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Alexandria - Goodreads

This is a really great read if you can pick up on all the irony and satire - otherwise, it would probably be pretty hard to get through. It's definitely not a book meant to be powered through ... Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Goodreads

This is a really great read if you can pick up on all the irony and satire - otherwise, it would probably be pretty hard to get through. It's definitely not a book meant to be powered through ... Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

Anachronistic, sarcastic, stereotypical…all of these are words that could be used to describe this novel of 18th century American characteristics, complete with an uninformed look (the first such ... Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Goodreads

Anachronistic, sarcastic, stereotypical…all of these are words that could be used to describe this novel of 18th century American characteristics, complete with an uninformed look (the first such ... Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Lena Lee - Goodreads

It was okay. I understand and appreciate it's importance to the Early American literature tradition, but I would not read it again. I think it points out the folly of America's anger toward Algiers ... Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Goodreads

It was okay. I understand and appreciate it's importance to the Early American literature tradition, but I would not read it again. I think it points out the folly of America's anger toward Algiers ... Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Not bad - although he doesn't get captured until halfway through the book! And it's not so much about his captivity as it is a kind of travel narrative. Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Goodreads

Not bad - although he doesn't get captured until halfway through the book! And it's not so much about his captivity as it is a kind of travel narrative. Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

As discussed in Jill Lepore's "Prior Convictions" in the 14 Apr. 2008 issue of The New Yorker. Royall Tyler is, apparently, a Great American Novelist I have never heard of. I now feel that my eleventh-grade English class was deficient. Read full review

Review: The Algerine Captive, or The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill

User Review  - Goodreads

As discussed in Jill Lepore's "Prior Convictions" in the 14 Apr. 2008 issue of The New Yorker. Royall Tyler is, apparently, a Great American Novelist I have never heard of. I now feel that my eleventh-grade English class was deficient. Read full review


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