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Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
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Sep 27, 2007

it was amazing
Recommended for: Anyone interested in reading a modern-day classic
Read in September, 2007

I have already read "The Plot Against America," but nothing prepared me for this book. Roth is brilliant with his use of language and sense of place. I sincerely believe he deserves a Nobel prize. I am not Jewish, but feel as if I learned a lot about their cultural mores from reading this book. I highly recommend this, especially to any aspiring writers. You will find his writing masterful.

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