Maryll's Reviews > Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin by Orson Welles
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Mar 21, 12

Read from March 20 to 21, 2012

It's not even clear if Welles wrote this, but I have to say this book is very much like his film career- flashes of brilliance mixed in with some self-indulgent tedium. But, above all, its a shame his demons prevented him from writing or directing more because the brilliance is there. Really astute, noir writing that Chandler would have envied and a Felliniesque cast of characters. Any Welles fan will gobble it up like caviar!

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Mr. Arkadin.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.