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Reen and growing as he stomps the wild Atlantic cliffs on long morbid walks tampering with the truth tangling with the imperious Camilla and telling a riotous taleBy the winner of the Man Booker Prize and author of The Finkler uesti. Jewish angst and thomas Hardy what not to like

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Peeping Tom

Barney Fugleman has two major preoccupations in life sex and literature He is obsessed by the life and work of a man hailed by many as a genius of the nineteenth century and by Barney as a 'prurient little Victorian ratbag'This curi. Can I really be the only goodreads reader to have read this novel Or is it that I m just the first to bother to rate and write about it It doesn t seem possible Or fair Well I think it s a shame because it is a good book Not a great book It is a book for its time which was about twenty five years ago It is not for the Ages but it s all right for right now Better then all right If you like the English humour of Black Adder and Peep Show I think you d do well to seek this one out If you like Martin Amis but are confused by his high style and his literary tricks then this book might be for you And it s funny It had me laughing on the bus It had me laughing in the mechanic s waiting room It had me laughing at the lunch counter In fact it embarrassed me nearly everywhere I went with it Why is it okay to laugh with other people but it s crazy to laugh on your own Suggestion If you must read this book read it at home where only your wife will hear you laughing She probably figures you re crazy anyway

review Peeping Tom

Ous propulsion drives him out of Finchley and out of the life he shares with Sharon and her 'rampant marvellings' to Cornwall There he offends serious ramblers with his slip on snakeskin shoes fur coat and antagonism to all things g. I was completely captivated by the beginning butsoon lost interest It took me the longest time to finish reading I often left the book lying there untouched for days Although the writing was fantastic the whole story rambled along and at times didn t seem to have a point


10 thoughts on “Peeping Tom

  1. says:

    I thought I was a literary snob and felt that on the whole I read books with depth and feeling But this book has made me feel like a schoolchild who just can not move off the guided readers I wish I had read the book on my kindle as I

  2. says:

    Can I really be the only goodreads reader to have read this novel? Or is it that I'm just the first to bother to rate and write about it? It doesn't seem possible Or fair Well I think it's a shame because it is a good book Not a great book It is a book for its time which was about twenty five years ago It is not for the

  3. says:

    Howard is a clever chap Perhaps too clever for this simple reader I will finish reading this essay but I know already tha

  4. says:

    Does anyone remember the movie Blame it on Rio? This book has a ridiculous campy vibe like that movie It's fun

  5. says:

    Boring

  6. says:

    I was completely captivated by the beginning butsoon lost interest It took me the longest time to finish reading I often left the book lying there untouched for days Although the writing was fantastic the whole story rambled along and at times didn't seem to have a point

  7. says:

    I didn’t find it funny

  8. says:

    A guy gets off on sharing his wife with other men and this somehow ties into the fact that he is the reincarnation of Thomas Hardy and the Maruis De Sade Like most Jacobson I've read it's smart and funny in generous measures with flashes of inspired brilliance such as one character's essay that argues that the

  9. says:

    Jewish angst and thomas Hardy what not to like?

  10. says:

    A must read for Thomas Hardy detesters amusing sexy fun

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