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Pale Fire

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The American poet John Shade is dead; murdered. His last poem, "Pale Fire", is put into a book, together with a preface, a lengthy commentary and ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Joy C A

Totally Twisted

by Joy C A on Oct 25, 2014

The narrator of this novel is one screwed up guy. The character who is narrating this novel purports to be annotating and commenting on a lengthy poem by a dear friend and neighbour. Instead, the narrator has hijacked the poem for his own purposes. The reader has to decide if the narrator is aware and is intentionally subverting the other man's work, or is he so deluded that he actually believes in the hilarious and revealing nonsense he goes on and on about. This is a very funny book and there is no doubt that the humour is intentional. It is also brilliant.

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