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Review: On the Road

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Jack Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than forty years ago. Read full review

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Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Mia Rolph - Goodreads

On the Road is one of my absolute favorite books. I love Kerouac's writing style, I love the madness and freedom it conveys, I love the reminders of the value of a simple life. As it gets more and ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Rosie Nguyen - Goodreads

It's a love - hate relationship. On one hand, as a over-serious person, I cannot stand the lifestyle of Dean and Sal, frantic with promiscuous sex, whores, heavy drinking and crazy ideas, no plan, no ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I could not stop thinking about this book, about what Sal, and specifically Dean Moriarty, were going to do next. Excellent book. Moriarty was one the the most unique, vibrant characters that I have ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Kaqubete - Goodreads

Not my cup of tea, to say the least. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

To quote another user on Goodreads, "No, the real reason I hate this book so much is that it established a deeply retarded model of European-American male coolness that continues to plague our culture today." Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Cj Salapare - Goodreads

Truly one of the greatest literary masterpieces of the 20th century. Though reading the book was an arduous task, On The Road has imparted lessons about life, lust, and adventure that Kerouac ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

I was surprised to find a deeply disturbing and sad story. I found it hard to finish as I had no love for Dean or his sad puppy Sal. If there's one thing I choose to take away from this book, its that ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Sam Marshall - Goodreads

Quite the meandering tale. I'm not sure I totally understand any subtexts of the book, but the tale itself was wild! There are a few unbelievable scenes scattered throughout the book that are ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Caleb George - Goodreads

Re-read, via audible marration by Will Patton, who annoyed me at first, but really grew on me at the end. I thought he sounded a bit toooooooooo beat, really trying to sound worn out and spread thin ... Read full review

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All reviews - 2014
5 stars - 461
4 stars - 452
3 stars - 423
2 stars - 345
1 star - 244
Unrated - 89

All reviews - 2014

All reviews - 2014
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