Stickyleft's Reviews > Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy

Against Happiness by Eric G. Wilson
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
U_50x66
's review
Feb 28, 09

Read in February, 2009

Eric Wilson is one of those authors who go on and on and on without saying a thing. One idea, three paragraphs. Against Happiness is the most verbose work I've ever read.


I was upset to find after opening this book that the authors point was lost somewhere between point A and point F on the slippery slope of logic. Every observation the author made was of such a limited scope that by the end of the first chapter I was convinced he had based them all off of some bizarre after dinner sitcom.

I honestly can not suggest reading this to anyone interested in the ideas behind the book.
likeflag

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

No comments have been added yet.