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Flatscreen (2012)

by Adam Wilson(Favorite Author)
3.1 of 5 Votes: 4
006209033X (ISBN13: 9780062090331)
Harper Perennial
review 1: Perhaps I just have a low tolerance for boner references but if you can maneuver around the dick-swinging it's not a bad book. I ended up liking the main character more than I thought I would -- and I laughed out loud more than once. On the other hand I wouldn't spend 15 minutes with some of these people in real life and I too felt like I got a contact high just reading it. In the end, I liked it and was glad I stuck with it.
review 2: This book was a frustrating read for me. I have decreasing patience for the young, upper-middle class slacker white male fuck-up genre. Wilson's plot kind of goes nowhere - the book is almost definitively pointless. And yet, there are some wonderfully written sentences, some great paragraphs, some pleasing chapters. I thi
... morenk I would have preferred to read a collection of Wilson's general musings on things, rather than having these ideas grafted onto what seemed like a kind of lazy and meandering structure. less
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Relies on humo to carry a narrative about a slacker. Carries on a bit long at the end.
Another book with a sad-sack male protagonist. I've got to break out of this rut.
absolute garbage
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