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Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - Tai - Goodreads

great set of short stories that all have similar themes and are written in interesting form. A very poignant and honest portrayal of angst, insecurity, boredom, depression, and superficiality in contemporary American life. Read full review

Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - Julia - Goodreads

Very experimental. Some of the stories didn't work for me but overall I enjoyed the book. Highlights include "Third Class Superhero," "The Man Who Became Himself," "My Last Days As Me," and "Florence." Read full review

Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - Bored to Death book club - Goodreads

Charles Yu's first book "Third Class Superhero" is a striking science fiction short story collection, but not without its faults. Some of the tales were too abstract for me and went over my head. A ... Read full review

Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

An uneven collection of short stories. The first few were the strongest. Some interesting experiments with style (telling a story through a collection of math problems, for example). Read full review

Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - Jerry Peace - Goodreads

Way too cute. The first time is form experimentation. The tenth time is rote. Read full review

Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - wrench - Goodreads

I feel like I forgot to read the back and then in my vagueness failed to realise that this is short stories... Anyway, long story short I only like short stories when I know they are about to happen ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joey - Goodreads

I'm glad I read this, but I would recommend skipping it and going straight to his other short story collection Sorry Please Thank You, which is phenomenal. Much of it reads like meta-fiction or ... Read full review

Review: Third Class Superhero

User Review  - Alex V. - Goodreads

As an undergrad armed with having taken a 2000-level philosophy AND a 2000-level psychology course, I wrote a short play called "i & me & Superman." It featured no scenery and stage directions like (i ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Lee - Goodreads

Having read Charles Yu's debut novel, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, I knew that his short stories would be just as absurd and unconventional, but I don't think I went quite far ... Read full review

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User Review  - Randy - Goodreads

at times i really enjoyed his writing, and i times i felt bored. Read full review


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