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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  - Collin Harris - Goodreads

The Beat Generation has always interested me, and getting to read this book only confirmed that. It's hard to rate a story when it actually happened; how do you judge someone's life experiences? The ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Alessia - Goodreads

Kerouac is the kind of writer you can't really appreciate by just reading his books. You have to read about his life, his friends, his thoughts. Then, you are ready to fall in love with him and his ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Henry - Goodreads

This book is way overrated. My best guess is that it somehow strikes a cord in people who wish they could have lived like Sal. Which I might add isn't very hard. Just find a few suckers to fund your ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Hugo Rodrigues - Goodreads

Cannot understand why this book is so popular, maybe it could cause an impression on me in my teen years, but I doubt it... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

audio, worst book ever. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Diana - Goodreads

Characters that I love to hate. Multiple points when I had to ask myself if the story was moving anywhere. Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Short reflection just to get my thoughts out: I read this book because I was expecting it to be a great story about traveling and experiencing different cultures, a book to stoke up wanderlust. My ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Victoria Nicholson - Goodreads

To me Jack Kerouacs relevant books are the Dharma Bums ( a decent exploration of buddhism) and Good Blonde. His attempt at a poem titled "Pome of the Sea" influenced and inspired just a bit my own ... Read full review

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

I'm very unimpressed with this book. It's hailed as this great piece of literature. While the narrative tone is friendly and smooth, nothing ever actually happens. I understand this is largely ... Read full review

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