A Suicide Note

by | Editor: Vintage
Average vote of 283
| 3 total contributions of which 3 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
This is the story of John Self, consumer extraordinaire. Rolling around New York and London, he makes deals, spends wildly and does reckless movie-world business, all the while grabbing everything he can to sate his massive appetites: alcohol, tobacc ...Continua
Niklas Pivic
Ha scritto il 30/06/11
This is a very easily read book. Very reminiscent to the style of Palahniuk, Lipsyte and Vonnegut, this is a tale told by an I, a 34-year-old Englishman named John Self, who is employed in the pornography trade. As he delves into the USA he becomes s...Continua
Ha scritto il 02/01/09
Demanding and Rewarding
I normally struggle with books that are full of sparkling language. They seem to intimidate me and make me slow down. In this case, though I enjoyed slowing down and savouring the language and the various torments visited on the central character. Th...Continua
Ha scritto il 28/07/08
Amis has a brilliant grasp of language. His seemingly endless vocabulary helps to provide the most detailed descriptions imaginable in just a few words. Money is a humorous view of a world obsessed and run by, and for, monetary gain. John Self, the m...Continua

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