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A*Hole: A Novel

2.67  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
With A*HOLE, Hilton Obenzinger has created an experimental fiction readers will experience as much as read. He draws from sources as varied as Mark Twain, the Patty Hearst story, the Biblical story of Abraham & Isaac, Melville's Ishmael, detective fiction, his own experiences as a father and a teacher on Yuork Indian reservations, Hollywood, the porn industry and more, ...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published September 16th 2004 by Soft Skull Press
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Jeff Bursey
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Nov 22, 2016 Kevin rated it really liked it
Read ages ago. Probably a 3.5 but I decided to round up instead of down.
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With A*hole, Hilton Obenzinger has created an experimental fiction readers will experience as much as read. He draws from sources as varied as Mark Twain, the Patty Hearst story, the Biblical story of Abraham & Isaac, Melville's Ishmael, detective fiction, his own experiences as a father and a teacher on Yuork Indian reservations, Hollywood, the porn industry and more, which he swirls together around the vortex created by the pull of his central hole. A young boy wakes one morning to ...more
Katie
Oct 01, 2007 Katie rated it did not like it
Okay, I can't say I actually read this book. I attempted to read this book twice already, but it finally annoyed me too much and I had to put it down. I read the first page in the book store and was intrigued by the imagery of a boy falling through the sidewalk. From there it lost me, and I have been not reading the book for about four months now. It's surrealist certainly, but it is also somewhat torturous. As soon as I became engaged in a character or scene, I would be bombarded by sing-songy ...more
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Jul 25, 2007 James rated it liked it
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I'm not kidding. Thats sort of a joke. Sort of a joke? It is a joke. Its a bad joke though. Well, not bad just not great. I keep looking at the ground, afraid I might start to seep down into it now. Thanks book. Fun, though.
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