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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
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May 28, 2014
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June 24, 2014

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Nora Grenfell
Jun 22, 2014 rated it liked it
Read "to rise again" as part of the MashableReada book club. I struggled to get into the book, initially finding the narrator entirely repugnant, but was surprised how the last quarter of the novel flew by. There are moments when Ferris' prose is stunning, but those are countered by moments when the prose overshadows or even obliterates what message Ferris might be trying to share with us. I wasn't sure exactly how to rate the book, based on my early hatred of the central figure and the ease at ...more
Thekelburrows
Dec 01, 2014 rated it liked it
I love you, Joshua Ferris, and your talent is obvious and significant. That said - this book's protagonist made me cringe, I found the plot to be weak, and I did not understand a seemingly (?) major plot-point at the end. There's humor, heart, and important questions here but they just aren't enough to offset the myriad of problems contained in the text. ...more
Jeff
Jun 15, 2014 rated it it was ok
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May 13, 2014 marked it as to-read
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Jun 15, 2014 rated it liked it
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Dec 01, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Sep 24, 2014 marked it as to-read
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Sep 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Becki
Aug 05, 2014 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Emily
Jun 02, 2014 rated it did not like it
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