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The Idiot: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143111061
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Penguin Books - February 13th, 2018

An engaging coming-of-age novel is alright. Nothing wrong with them, of course, but they come along so often that I can usually take or leave them. This is an engaging coming-of-age novel with the right dash of humor, and the right dash of linguistic and existential philosophy. It features an anger-inducing and sympathetic cast of characters, who inspired in me a powerful emotional reaction, because they felt exactly like the anger-inducing, sympathetic characters I knew in college, and you did, too.