Originally Posted by DethMaiden
I will say I enjoyed the writing style. The book went by very quickly because of the conversational tone. I dunno, I guess I shouldn't have been so bent on expecting some action in the end. On reflection I guess it was pretty brilliant.
Well, I sorta always thought that the way there is no real big climax at the end was part of what made the book more... real. I think you should read Salinger's short story A Perfect Day For Bananafish
Originally Posted by zgodt
I believe it. The weird thing is, I've gone on to read a couple of other books by Dostoyevsky -- even The Brothers Karamazov -- but never gone back for C&P.
You should totally get around to reading it, it's brilliant.
I'm reading Sailing Alone Around the Room
by Billy Collins, because my college is making me. And... eh, maybe I just don't like the idea of reading a book of poems all the way through.