I can't think of another living American writer with the dazzling talent of Philip Roth. That amazing narrative voice that just grabs you by the collar and pulls you helplessly and breathlessly along, the vivid "aliveness" of his characters, the hilarity and pathos of his struggle with Jewish identity, the delectable torments of lust and love -- all the characteristic Rothian qualities are here, condensed into a novella that packs more punch than many full-length novels you'll come across. ...
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