Enderby Outside Book Î 243 pages

Book Enderby Outside

Enderby Outside Book Î 243 pages Ý After a failed suicide attempt at the very end of Inside Mr Enderby the second novel opens with the protagonist under psychiatric care and working as a bartender at a large London hotel Under the name of 'Hogg' his stepmother's maiden name we learn he is persuaded to renounce the creation of poetry as an adolescAme we learn he is persuaded to renounce the creation of poetry as an adolescent preoccupation and to pursue useful wo Interesting second book of the Enderby tetrology Here Burgess experiments with the language and there are a number of passage I'll need to re read later to really understand and enjoy Fun plot twists not a lot of laughs but amusing in the most grim of ways If you liked the first book this one is worth a look

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After a failed suicide attempt at the very end of Inside Mr Enderby the second novel opens with the protagonist under Undoubtedly Burgess is a brilliant writer Enderby is AB's answer to Nabokov's Pnin Tragicomic adventures of a socially inept gastro intestinally challenged poet I see this series as an outlet for the author to flaunt linguistic acrobatics Unfortunately where Pnin is a bumbling lovable absent minded professor Enderby has no endearing ualities or any other dimensions that evoked any memorable reaction Upon finishing my main reaction was to think the whole point of this book was for Burgess to find an outlet for his deliberately odd poetic experiments For me I am so ignorant of poetry i cant tell whether Enderby's poetry is deliberately bad or just uirky I enjoyed the language in this book but found the whole thing annoyingly self indulgent My favorite sentence She breathed on him though a young lady should not eat because of the known redolence of onions onions onions

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Enderby OutsidePsychiatric care and working as a bartender at a large London hotel Under the name of 'Hogg' his stepmother's maiden n Not as funny as the first volume but funny enough especially the first partIt is a bit cryptographed and sometimes meaning is lost in an ignoramus as myself but alas meaning is overrated