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Old 10-01-2008, 06:41 AM
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I've just had a read of Players by Don Delillo and it was amazing!
I really like the Postmodernist movement going on, and this book just captured me in it's web of lies and shadows.
A Lemex-approved must read!

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This sounds interesting. Is it worth a buy, or should I check it out of my library?
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I would say take it out first and read the first few chapters, then buy if you like it so far. It is a Postmodern book you see, and many find that the style is either too confusing, or the narrative is too dogged down with metaphors and useless information to be interesting.

If you like the work of Thomas Pynchon, I'd really recommend Don Delillo.

P.S. I really made the plot sound dull and a bit cheap, but I really would not say the actual book is like that.
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I've never read Thomas Pynchon, but I'm looking to dabble my toes in postmodernist fiction. This seems like a good place to start. I'll head off to my library for a quick checkout. Thank you!
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