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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  - Abigail Mallick - Goodreads

It reads as a friend, telling you his latest adventures at a rapid pace. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Darren Tang - Goodreads

I feel as if Kerouac was able to paint the most beautiful of pictures with complete reckless abandon. From the chaos, to the confusion, to the nostalgia and back again; this novel really turns the act ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Jody - Goodreads

I found the beat language very interesting. Sal and Dean have this restlessness to see and experience all of life which is somewhat interesting at the start. They seem to have little consequences from all that they do. I would have been ok if this book had been edited to half its length. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Olivia - Goodreads

Utter crap. I'm sorry, but this is considered a classic, really? Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Sam Beard - Goodreads

I have been reading On the Road on and off for two years now. It's a nice book, and although I respect both the experimental and ground breaking writing style and cultural significance, I do feel it's ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Michael Thimsen - Goodreads

I began reading this book with some trepidation. Based on a lot of reviews and discussions with friends it appeared that this book's inclusion on the list of "greatest novels of all time" was slightly ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Angela Hansen - Goodreads

I wasn't sure about this book, but by the end I liked it. I'm still not sure why this book is so important to American Literature, but I enjoyed it. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

long and boring. took me ages to read Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Ian - Goodreads

an essential american novel. read it every few years myself. Read full review

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