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Review: On the Road

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Jack Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than forty years ago. Read full review

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Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Maryalyce - Goodreads

I did not read the whole thing just skipped around it bored me. I forced myself to read what I did for no known reason, just did it. It was a book that was mentioned in "The Man That Loved Books TO ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Falina - Goodreads

I really wanted to love On the Road. It's such a "cool" book. I've known about it for years and it's one of the books on my 2014 list I was most looking forward to reading. But I don't like it. At ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Aimee - Goodreads

I am one of those people who if I am recommended a book I'll probably read it (I did however draw the lines at Fifty Shades of Grey) but I was looking along the "other customers also bought" section ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Josh Lau - Goodreads

I find it hard to finish! The friendship between Dean and Sal is very real! There are friendships like it in modern life! They were so excited about their journey through to the west and down to the ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Interesting read, I can definitely see how books like this influenced fiction today by using colloquial sayings and language. I will say I did get tired of the Dean character but the lead character's ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

The written word has never contained such a vastness of depressed life, of the great weight of human madness and hopelessness that time will run out before it has truly been lived and before one has ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Tayylor - Goodreads

It's difficult to rate this book. There's two areas to explore with 'On the Road': the book itself, and the overly mythologized version of itself and Kerouac within our culture. Whenever I heard ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Mel - Goodreads

Awful! The worst book I have ever attempted to read. I got 20% through it and I realising there was never going to be any payback for the effort, I gave up the attempt. It should not be on any list of books apart from "books to avoid like the plague"... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Kara - Goodreads

“She spoke of evenings in the country making popcorn on the porch. Once this would have gladdened my heart but because her heart was not glad when she said it I knew there was nothing in it but the ... Read full review

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