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THE NATURAL

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A highly original, tightly written novel of America's national sport and its periphery of fanatics, which in its fantastic invention of character and exploit assumes the proportions of the fabulous impossible. The protagonist is Roy Hobbs, a "natural" all player, first seen on a train heading for Chicago and a tryout at the age of 19. Succumbing to the wiles of Harriet Bird, a dangerous paranoid ... Read full review

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Review: The Natural

User Review  - Spiros - Goodreads

I don't know: parts of the novel were worthwhile, the basic premise is interesting enough, but the whole thing is so freighted with Meaning. I can't help thinking of the episode of "Northern Exposure ... Read full review

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