By John Barth

Its first-person protagonist, Jacob Horner, suffers from nihilistic paralysis: an lack of ability to decide on a plan of action. As a part of a time table of unorthodox cures, Horner's anonymous healthcare professional has him take a educating activity at a neighborhood lecturers university. There Horner befriends the super-rational existentialist Joe Morgan and his spouse Rennie, with whom he turns into entangled in a love triangle, with tragic effects. The e-book offers with a number of concerns that have been debatable on the time, together with racial segregation and abortion.

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S. is gay, he avoids him until Mr. Nakatani confronts him. "Why would you turn on a man stickin' hisself out that far for you? . Lionel Serbousek walks with as much integrity as any man I know" (pp. 114-115). After their talk, Bo realizes, "Losing Mr. S. was one of the worst things that ever happened to me, and I didn't even know it because I was stuck in my own stupid head" (p. 116). When Bo apologizes to Mr. " (p. 121). Many serious issues surface in this sometimes tender, often profound book.

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