Jun 27, Lauren rated it liked it. George gets involved with a middle-aged French man named Coopeg, and through that connection travels down a dark road of dangerous, filthy sex that almost gets him killed in the basement of some suburban home. If they strike first, then ddennis no one will find their soft underbelly. To view it, click here. There is an unflinching aspect to the writing that I find compelling — the casual nature of the relationships, the stark representation of subculture — but in seeking to portray a series of fundamentally vacuous lives, you also end up with something that feels very antiseptic.
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Gajar We were working the late shift one night. Their parents are busy and barely pay any attention to them. For sake of ridiculous comparisons I have to say that it coooper almost as a postmodern poem that rejects capitalization thereby making every capital letter that much more important in the end. Aug 31, Jason added it. I take issue because the author makes use of certain conventions i. In his writing, however, there is a tone of understanding. No trivia or quizzes yet. This, to me, speaks of Dennis Cooper likes to play dumb.
Jul 30, Johanna rated it it was ok. And I very much liked the structure of the book, divided into segments named after and about a small cast of boys. I remember reading Frisk, which is the second book in the quintet of novels based around George Miles. Adore it from a distance. And if all of reading can be summed up as looking for a reflection of ourselves in the words of another, I think many people might identify with Larry if you overlook the murdering, incestuous rapist side of him of course.
And it lead me to read all the coope Cooper books I could get a hold of. There is a passivity tinged with melancholy that defines all of these characters, but George is the most compliant of them all. Pero tanto Shepard y Morrison tienen un acercamiento mejor a esas men Lo mismo pero no ver cachdo comentario a Frisk Cacheo del mismo autor. With loads of loveliness too. And whi An interesting depiction of lost teenage minds.
It reminds me of that quote by Emerson: The style of prose was not particularly impressive, nor did it illuminate the plot very well. Only the scenery is similar. Related Posts
Gajar We were working the late shift one night. Their parents are busy and barely pay any attention to them. For sake of ridiculous comparisons I have to say that it coooper almost as a postmodern poem that rejects capitalization thereby making every capital letter that much more important in the end. Aug 31, Jason added it. I take issue because the author makes use of certain conventions i. In his writing, however, there is a tone of understanding.
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This was definitely not the book I was expecting when a friend of mine tossed it into a Christmas package alongside a hand-knitted czcheo and sugar cookies. My favorite story—which is to say the only one I actually liked—was told from the point of view of Alex, who is in love with a boy who is in love with George, and who wants to be a filmmaker. What is happening to me in my early middle-age? I grew up in the s and the high consumption of money, drugs, and sex was truly a hedonistic time in our history. A guy is in love with his brother and a lot of people die.