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Book Review of The Human Stain

The Human Stain
The Human Stain
Author: Philip Roth
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2

This is my new favorite book. The writing is superb. It carries you along on a picturesque journey of thought. I have seen the movie and so I knew "the secret." None the less, it was engrossing to discover how and why Coleman Silk became the person that he did. The reader is also introduced to supporting characters and given insights into their backgrounds and motivations. One of my favorite quotes, among many, is "For all that the world is full of people who go around believing they've got you or your neighbor figured out, there really is no bottom to what is not known."