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Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates
Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates
Author: Tom Robbins
"Tom Robbins has a grasp on things that dazzles the brain and he's also a world-class storyteller." — --Thomas Pynchon — In Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates, his seventh and biggest novel, the wise, witty, always gutsy Tom Robbins brings onstage the most complex and compelling character he has ever created. — Switters is a contradictio...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553107753
ISBN-10: 0553107755
Publication Date: 5/2000
Pages: 432
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 39 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates on + 19 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Maybe I've been spoiled by Robbins' earlier works. It took a long while for me to get into this one. I had to come back to it several times. But Robbins is a master story weaver and by the end I loved it, like all the others.
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Helpful Score: 4
Not one of my favorite Robbins' books, but still full of his trademark imagery. Just be forewarned that the narrator has an obsession with his adolescent step-sister -- I had a little trouble with that myself.
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Second tier Tom Robbins
bearica avatar reviewed Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates on
I liked this book immensely. It is a little different than most of the other Tom Robbins' books I have read, whose formats all seem to follow a similar guideline. There is even a character in this book that is seen again in Villa Incognito!

Overall, I really loved this book. It wasn't as "easy" to blow through as his others, even though I would read it every night for hours.
Readnmachine avatar reviewed Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates on + 1434 more book reviews
Robbins is the finest stylist working today, as this madcap tale aptly demonstrates.
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my first-ever tom robbins book -- what a fantastic ride! i ripped through it breathlessly, marvelling at his effortless wit.


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