Donna Brown's Reviews > A Fairy Tale of New York

A Fairy Tale of New York by J.P. Donleavy
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review

it was ok

Having read almost everything Donleavy wrote in my younger years, I am very disappointed in this book. Basically, there is no plot. Cornelius Christian drifts from situation to situation for no reason. Some of these situations are very funny but disjointed. Also the stream of consciousness writing just seems out of control. I've only got a few pages left but not sure I'll even finish it. Sad for someone whose favorite book while a 20-something was The Ginger Man.
1 like · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read A Fairy Tale of New York.
Sign In »

Reading Progress

July 16, 2012 – Started Reading
July 16, 2012 – Shelved
August 2, 2012 – Finished Reading

No comments have been added yet.