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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: The Original Scroll

User Review  - Natia Liparteliani - Goodreads

Now that I have finished the book, I have to say, that I am very confused, even more than before! During the process of reading it I could not relax. All I could think was: “Why? What's the point ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Sage Mauldin - Goodreads

From character development to scenery to humor to character names themselves I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Craig Stone - Goodreads

A blistering blitz of brilliance. Makes me want to drive across America, with nothing but hope and schizophrenia. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Mary Lynn - Goodreads

I'm pretty sure I'm not the right generation or the right sex to appreciate this book. I found it and him to be occasionally cool but mostly infuriating and often offensive. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Viktoria - Goodreads

I get its appeal and slice of time; that makes it very interesting. Sort of reserved about the whole drama. Maybe it hits my shadow side a bit much. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Craigeden - Goodreads

I tried to read this about 10 years ago, but couldn't finish so I gave it another try, now I remember why I stopped in the first place. This was quite possibly the most boring book I have ever read ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Mary Holt - Goodreads

Good to know that after almost two long and so-short decades since I first read this, Kerouac's thoughts still flow exactly like mine do. I guess I just assumed I was too weird for others to ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Kira - Goodreads

Read simply as a book, with no acknowledgment of its literary import, On the Road is good, a memorable tour through the psyche of charismatic friends in the pivotal middle of the 20th century. Read as ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

On the Road by Jack Kerouac (Viking Compass 1959)(Fiction) is the legendary instruction manual for the "Beat Generation." Reportedly written largely in one burst fueled by amphetamines, Kerouac's ... Read full review

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