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Free download ì A Confederacy of Dunces ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ý ❮Reading❯ ➶ A Confederacy of Dunces Author John Kennedy Toole – Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereA green hunting cap sueezed the top of the fleshy balloon of a head The greS Trixie whose desperate attempts to retire are constantly comically thwarted gay blade Dorian Greene sinister Miss Lee proprietor of the Night of Joy nightclub and Myrna Minkoff the girl Ignatius loves to hate The many subplots that weave through A Confederacy of Dunces are as complicated as anything you'll find in a Dickens novel and just as beautifully tied together in the end But it is Ignatius selfish domineering and deluded tragic and comic and larger than life who carries the story He is a modern day uixote beset by giants of the modern age His fragility cracks the shell of comic bluster revealing a deep streak of melancholy beneath the antic humor John Kennedy Toole committed suicide in and never saw the publication of his novel Ignatius Reilly is what he left behind a fitting memorial to a talented and tormented lif. I thought the book was ok One of my old boyfriends recommended it to me and while I was reading it I told him what an asshole I thought Ignatius J Reilly was and that I was sick of hearing about his valve He got pissed off at me and told me that I didn't get it He said Ignatius was a misunderstood genius stuck in a shitty town with no one who understood him To be honest my eyes kind of glazed over and I don't remember the rest of his rant but I finished the book anyway I think the most valuable thing I learned was to lie on my left side to fart One of my pet peeves is when someone says You just don't get it No I get it I just don't like it One time I saw this shitty band I don't remember their name open for the White Stripes and they kept saying You guys don't get it Some of you get it but the rest of you just don't get it NO you guys just SUCK

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Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereA green hunting cap sueezed the top of the fleshy balloon of a A Confederacy eBook #198 head The green earflaps full of large ears and uncut hair and the fine bristles that grew in the ears themselves stuck out on either side like turn signals indicating two directions at once Full pursed lips protruded beneath the bushy black moustache and at their corners sank into little folds filled with disapproval and potato chip crumbsMeet Ignatius J Reilly the hero of John Kennedy Toole's tragicomic tale A Confederacy of Dunces This year old medievalist lives at home with his mother in New Orleans pens his magnum opus on Big Chief writing pads he keeps hidden under his bed and relays to anyone who will listen the traumatic experience he once had on a Greyhound Scenicruiser bound for Bato. I know I'm out on my own on this one but I detest this book I really think it glorifies whining to an extent never before seen in the human condition Everyone I know loves this book and I know I am in a minority here But Christ That this book is so popular with people in my age bracket and not so popular with people older or younger really makes me wonder if it is part of the problem or a reflection of the boring whiny apathy of my generation But if this book has any redeemable aspects at all it is that it highlights just how lazy and worthless my generation is It's reflected in the reverence people my age give this book a book whose central lesson seems to be whining is funny and doing things is bad For dark astounding irony about inaction and the parodoxes of a corrupt society read Catch 22 or some of the comical writers of astroyphysics tomes Confederacy of Dunces is the Forrest Gump of literature and I'd like to never have another conversation about this book as long as I liveNC

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A Confederacy of DuncesN Rouge Speeding along in that bus was like hurtling into the abyss But Ignatius's uiet life of tyrannizing his mother and writing his endless comparative history screeches to a halt when he is almost arrested by the overeager Patrolman Mancuso who mistakes him for a vagrant and then involved in a car accident with his tipsy mother behind the wheel One thing leads to another and before he knows it Ignatius is out pounding the pavement in search of a jobOver the next several hundred pages our hero stumbles from one adventure to the next His stint as a hotdog vendor is less than successful and he soon turns his employers at the Levy Pants Company on their heads Ignatius's path through the working world is populated by marvelous secondary characters the stripper Darlene and her talented cockatoo the septuagenarian secretary Mis. Authors who commit suicide find their Lovelybones eye view from the afterlife brings them no comfortDavid Foster Wallace Oh my God look at that dreadful biography of me and it's selling too it's like they're murdering me all over again oh if I could only commit suicide all over again but up here you can'tJohn Kennedy Toole Oh shut up you preening self regarding self annotating depressing pedant what about ME My God if I'd only persevered for another year or so I'd have been rich Famous Women would have wanted to sleep with me maybe Look at those sales figures I'm so miserable If there was only a way to commit suicide again up here again but there isn'tB S Johnson Put a sock in it your situation is admittedly redolent of a sublime irony but the afterlife of a real artist me not you me a real avant gardist a true believer is wretched look hardly any of my God damned books are in print any No one loves them just the odd post grad creep scribbling a note in the margins of something unreadable If there was only a way to commit suicide again up here again but there isn'tSylvia Plath Bloody men Up here Again No escape And look They're giving Ted Hughes a plaue in Westminster Abbey Fuck