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3.66  ·  Rating details ·  83 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A successful radio DJ unwittingly incites a psychopath to murder. Devastated, he renounces his former life and sinks into despair. Then he meets Parry, a former professor of medieval history, now a bum searching for the Holy Grail in New York. Their lives become entwined.

Jack Lucas is a man who has always looked down at life from the top. He is the menace of Manhattan's ai
Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 7th 1992 by Penguin Group (first published 1991)
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Note: This little romp turned into my crazy musings on cinema and books. Feel free to just trust the rating, and see the movie.

The Fisher King is a 1991 adaptation (I think), of the movie with the same name starring Jeff Bridges. Jack, our protagonist, starts off as a mean radio host whose scathing remarks push a depressed caller into comitting mass murder in a trendy Manhattan bar. Jobless and depressed, he lives day by day until he meets Parry, a homeless man, who saves him from being burned
Ivan Bogdanov
Oct 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Свалям една звезда само, защото е книга по сценарий и наследява някои ограничения на филма. Иначе - това е КНИГА. А филма гледайте задължително!
Apr 09, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just another reminder of how words and actions affect other people, even when you don't know the person. I love the movie, and the book is even better! ...more
Monkey  Businness
Niente può eguagliare la profondità data dalla recitazione di Robin William ma il romanzo è scritto benissimo, tanto da sembrare realmente narrato da Jack Lucas.
Consiglio a tutti questa lettura, anche a chi non ha mai visto il film.
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