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Review: On the Road

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Jack Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than forty years ago. Read full review

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User Review  - Turambar - LibraryThing

Really, I begrudge this book its fourth star, but I can't justify anything less. A couple of years ago, a friend of mine read On the Road and didn't stop talking about it for months on end. It changed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clara53 - LibraryThing

My first impression, as I started reading, was - wow, what an unrestricted, spontaneous tone of the narrative, and also - so boisterous, exuberant, and at the same time lyrical and often nostalgic. He ... Read full review

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User Review  - martensgirl - LibraryThing

This book does not read well in the modern age. Whilst it must have been shocking when it was released, now it is just a dreary account of various trips and encounters across the US. It is rather dull. Read full review

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User Review  - AlisonY - LibraryThing

Where to begin with this.... There are numerous novels idling on bookshelves around the world which are indelibly written into the literary history books as 'classics'. We begin them with an impatient ... Read full review

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User Review  - sealford - LibraryThing

This was one of my favorite books as a young kid. I fell in love with the "Beat Generation" and began to romanticize the free spirit that permeated through the pages of this book. As an adult, I ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Desislava - Goodreads

I've watched the movie before and didn't like it but I kept hearing how this classic novel has the ability to change lives, how it defined a generation. So I thought I would give it a try and read the ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

I discovered Kerouac in tenth grade, right when all the kicks seem most dazzling, and I thought yes! This is the crazy bohemian life! And I spent the next ten years trying to be a Beatnik. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - rimbo90 - LibraryThing

On the face of it, this book promises so much. Maybe it was lost on me, but I just did not get it. I found it dull and monotonous. Read full review

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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

Like rambling poetry Read full review

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All reviews - 270
5 stars - 72
4 stars - 57
3 stars - 51
2 stars - 35
1 star - 32
Unrated - 23

All reviews - 270

All reviews - 270
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