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Caverns: A Novel by O.U. Levon

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A respected writer and cult hero of the '60s, Ken Kesey taught a writing class by having the students jointly produce a full-length novel and publish it. A fascinating story resulted, and has already garnered national publicity, including an article in People magazine and exposure on National Public Radio.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Penguin Books
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Tyler Jones
Mar 23, 2016 Tyler Jones rated it it was ok
I don't know why, but novels written by more than one person tend to be weak. Maybe all the individuality of the author gets watered down when more than one person writes a book. Sure there are a few exceptions...but not many. The problem gets magnified in a case like this, where an entire creative writing class writes a book together. It's like a car with twelve steering wheels. It just doesn't work.
Mar 30, 2010 Nick rated it did not like it
stopped about 10 pages in - this was not good.

concept: have an UO english class write a book
reality: a new writing style every 3 pages = unreadable to anyone outside of the class

Steve  Williams
Jun 28, 2008 Steve Williams rated it it was amazing
Kesey was teaching a Graduate course at the University of Oregon and this book was the final project for his writing students.
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terrible in terrible ways
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