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TRISTESSA. by Jack Kerouac
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Feb 20, 2012

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Read from February 20 to 22, 2012

I read this as background reading for my Ginsberg/Kerouac/Beat Generation essay, and I quite liked it. Having read some of Hunter S. Thompson's writing (The Rum Diary and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream) Kerouac's writing style reminded me of Thompson quite a lot. That's not a bad thing, and overall, I quite enjoyed Tristessa. On to On the Road now!
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