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The Mighty Walzer by Howard Jacobson
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May 31, 11

Read from May 23 to 30, 2011

The first part of the book was so funny. The middle was very dull. The end section was deep, meaningful and moving. I nearly stopped during the mid section. And now I want to read another of his books. Jacobson does indeed use alot of Yiddish that I am unfamiliar with, and that makes the read uncomfortable at times. I think in general all of his books could be 1/3 of their length and be great. He seems to go on too long at some point in his writing.

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