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Book Review of American Pastoral

American Pastoral
American Pastoral
Author: Philip Roth
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
Book Type: Paperback
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I can see why this is a "masterpiece" & a pulitizer prize winner. The author paints very complete portrait of the main character the Swede. The story is interesting but the very thorough examination of the Swede inner workings is the centerpiece of the book. It is truly the examined life. He leaves things for the reader to figure out and so it's a book that lets you question the fate of the characters. Probably would've been really fun to read with someone else or in a book club.