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User Review  - justagirlwithabook - LibraryThing

This book was a bit depressing - it had somewhat of an oppressive feeling that I just couldn't get out from under. It follows a man whose mother has died and he essentially just spends a lot of time ... Read full review

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User Review  - villemezbrown - LibraryThing

My memory of this book is less important to me than the memory of the context in which I read it. A year previous, the college where I worked announced it would be closing forever in 16 months. After ... Read full review

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User Review  - Annannean - LibraryThing

According to the actual ratings on GR, The Stranger receives exactly what it says: 2 stars for 'it was ok'. The writing style is unique in a completely different way. It is not eloquent nor anything ... Read full review

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User Review  - DK_Atkinson - LibraryThing

An example of absurdism, this novel and it's main character left me cold. I can usually find something to connect with, but the disconnect of the main character is so complete I can't relate to him in the slightest. Read full review

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User Review  - sparklegirl - LibraryThing

I didn't get this novel. Just not my style. I understand that it's part of the style of the book, but it's very blah: I walked home. I ate dinner. I watched people out my window. I smoked. I ate some ... Read full review

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User Review  - carmarie - LibraryThing

Didn't really get it. Did he care? Didn't he care? I don't really know. I think he was a semi-sociopath, if there is such a thing. But, it is a classic and borrowed from a friend, so I thought I should read it. Read full review

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User Review  - longhorndaniel - LibraryThing

Very depressing; don't feel like it deserved the attention it got. Read full review

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Alienation, no one's real but me, blah blah blah. Read full review


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