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Steve That doesn’t really look like a question but I will try to answer it.
Although I enjoyed his prose, I don’t understand why everyone thinks it is the best thing since pizza. Just a moment while we sign uldike in to your Goodreads account. To ask other readers questions about Corre, Conejoplease sign up.
I am not sure I will finish the book! Ask and answer questions about books! After the second world war, our society moved past just living to exist and actually had a chance …more The best I can figure is it’s a product of its time.
I elaborated in my review, but Rabbit is an unlikable character that cannot be …more I’m with Shaun. It’s terrible, and I regret wasting time on updiie.
When it comes to unlikable characters, readers have to be able to sympathize in some way, to at least understand why they’re the way they are, and there’s simply no understanding him. If you read any vintage novel be it HemingwaySteinbeckor Bellow you will be disappointed if you coneko it to look like contemporary fiction. After the second world war, our society moved past just living to exist and actually had a chance to think about our lives and whether we were happy or not.
He’s just a despicable man through and through. Caroline I’m with Shaun.
You have missed out on nothing. I appreciate what he was doing, and can only imagine the daring it took to be so updkke at that time; but IMO the book hasn’t aged well.
Corre Conejo! by Updike, John
The best part is the way Updike uses stream of consciousness to relate what the characters are going through. Now, there’s nothing wrong with unlikable characters–I’ve enjoyed many books containing them–but Updike failed to make Rabbit relatable in any way. I elaborated in my review, but Rabbit is an unlikable character that cannot be sympathized with at any point.
Dickens or doesn’t age at all. Dan Marsh The best I can figure is it’s a product of its time. See Featured Authors Answering Questions. I would never recommend a John Updike book.
Corre, Conejo — Reader Q&A
This book explores a family’s unhappiness, and how they deal with it. Could someone please explain his brilliance to me with some examples, if possible?
Move along to something else on your TBR and feel no regrets. If you read any vintage novel be it HemingwaySteinbeckor Bellow you will …more That doesn’t really look like a question but I will try to answer it.