Written with gusto - a daring, quirky tale. (GOOD BOOK GUIDE)
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A different writing style and way of telling a novel biography. It is easy to read, a bit philosophical, self-questioning, but light and funny, it isn't boring, long-winded and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by vivic
I got to the end of this book only by a bloody-minded determination to stick with it in the hope that something would happen. Something did happen: I got to the end of the book.Published 21 months ago by The May
A very different book. Extraordinary idea beautifully expressed. Philosophically interesting. Quirky characters surrounding a very odd man as you go through his life to his bizarre... Read morePublished on 10 Oct. 2013 by Annief1
The book starts with Maximilian Ponder lying, dead, on his dining table in his front room, on a Henri II-style, French, walnut, extending dining table. Read morePublished on 11 April 2013 by H. S. Hallam
Very good. Tried after seeing it in the Costa shortlist, couldn't resist based on the synopsis! Very clever idea, though it does seem pointless (what would the use be of the... Read morePublished on 24 Mar. 2013 by K. J. Noyes
I thought the idea of someone locking himself away for such a long time was great and was really looking forward to reading more. Read morePublished on 24 Mar. 2013 by gilders
It's probably going to take half this review to explain the damn thing although on the face of it, it's quite a simple concept. Read morePublished on 27 Feb. 2013 by H. Whitehead