“Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wondering the world, meaning no harm.” Fowler, Pyle and Phuong are the protagonists of this 1955 pre-Vietnam war era. The novel has received much attention due to its prediction of the outcome of the Vietnam War and subsequent American foreign policy since the 1950s.
It took me ages to finish this book, not because it was boring but because it was filled with clumpy description of un-interesting events and people who had little to no meaning towards the story. I got interested in this great classic of American literature after watching the movie starring Ewan McGregor and I thought –Continue reading “American Pastoral * Philip Roth Book Review”
In “Hearts in Atlantis” Stephen King reaches the maturity every author tries to achieve during his career. Along the five stories existent in the book, King blends in his fantasy magna-opus (The Dark Tower) with some touching tales about discovering life during the sixties in US, and how some of the people of that generationContinue reading “Hearts in Atlantis – Stephen King Book Review”