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Ratner's Star by Don DeLillo
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Sep 22, 12

bookshelves: philosophy, science-fiction, humor
Read in September, 2012

I don't understand this book. Parts are written almost as if a stream of consciousness. Parts of the novel are hilarious--like trying to "decode" a message from space, that consists of just three numbers. Dialog is often in a strange style, as if words or phrases are randomly deleted. Many of the characters are lunatic; they do and say things that seem just--crazy. The craziness pervades the book, and the narration goes of on wild tangents that don't send a clear message about anything.

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message 1: by Marcus (new)

Marcus what made you decide to pick this up?

David Marcus wrote: "what made you decide to pick this up?"

It was Adrian's review.

message 3: by Marcus (new)

Marcus i think that's where I heard about it too. I'm glad you read it first so I don't have too :)

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