Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

There are two voices in Portnoy's Complaint, Philip Roth's quasi-autobiographical tour de force, though both voices are the voices of the hero. The truer one is best represented by the remarkable section called "Jewish Blues." Here the theme is adolescent rage, middle class New Jersey misery, and filial ambivalence ("a Jewish man with parents alive is a 15-year-old boy, and will remain a 15-year ... Read full review

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User Review  - Arlie - Goodreads

I didn't actually finish this book - it was that terrible. I picked it up because Chapter's put it on their list of 50 books that would change my life. Well, as far as I can tell, the only thing this ... Read full review

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