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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (30 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Philip Roth Narrator: Dan John Miller Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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At its heart lies the marriage of Peter and Maureen Tarnopol, a gifted young writer and the woman who wants to be his muse but who instead is his nemesis. Their union is based on fraud and shored up by moral blackmail, but it is so perversely durable that, long after Maureen’s death, Peter is still trying—and failing—to write his way free of it. Out of desperate inventions and cauterizing truths, acts of weakness, tenderheartedness, and shocking cruelty, Philip Roth creates a work worthy of Strinberg—a fierce tragedy of sexual need and blindness. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jisoo | 2/16/2013

    " There is no raw meat fucking in any of these three novels. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by John | 7/20/2010

    " ...but not as much as other Roths. His dialog is always terrific, and his wonderful mind for seeing both sides of a violent argument is more than just a writing trick, but the story here was so miserable and relentlessly hateful that I couldn't wait for it to end. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Alice Ann | 5/19/2010

    " sorry to say it, but the book was too boring (to me) to warrant finishing. maybe if i was a man i would feel differently. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mike | 9/3/2009

    " Man, a lady sure went and made Philip Roth mad. Sometimes entertainingly mad, sometimes just incessantly and repetitively mad. "

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