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The Corrections

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The winner of THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD, the New York Times No.1 Bestseller and the worldwide literary sensation, The Corrections has established ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.201
pleshaw1

very readable

by pleshaw1 on Oct 7, 2010

this autho rknows how to write- i look forward to hi new book FREEDOM which obama read on his holiday-families are complex as this book shows- the portrayal of parkinsons in this book is heartwrenchin- i had a spouse with that wretched disease. More

sarahkatherine

might make you appreciate your own family more....

by sarahkatherine on Sep 24, 2008

i made an effort to sympathize with the Lambert family, but just couldn't do it. alfred was the only one worth any pity on account of his deteriorating health after a life wasted by masochistically denying himself pleasure and enjoyment in anything besides his tinkering in the basement. the rest of ... More

rejoyce

The Suburban Grotesque

by rejoyce on Oct 2, 2007

In Jonathan Franzen's Corrections, the protagonist is a professor of Textual Artifacts (a send-up of Critical Theory and Cultural Studies). Franzen is almost too clever by half, employing the specialized language of metallurgy, food,railroads, et cetera et cetera et cetera, but not always to apparent ... More

bookboy

Interesting yet challenging read

by bookboy on Jun 19, 2007

My review that follows is based on my first attempt at reading this. About three years later on my way to spend a week with my family I picked it up and tried it again. It's actually a very good yet challenging novel but you have to be in the right frame of mind when you read it. Reading this during ... More

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