Some action throughout the book, possibly killing off Corey.
Scott Brick was great as usual.
John Corey has become uninteresting, and definitely not funny. He has zero chemistry with his wife or any other character in the book.
DeMille obviously thinks he's stumbled onto comic genious through his character John Corey. Ever line out of Corey's mouth is a juvenille wisecrack. I found the book almost unlistenable and struggled to finish it. I've listened to all the other Corey novels in the series and have enjoyed them. This is my last.
This book is terrible. As many previous reviewers have stated, there is not one likeable character. There is also no intrigue, no suspense, no brilliant phrasing, no insight, nothing to look forward to. I have never given up on a book... until now. I gave twelve hours of my life to this train wreck, but finally had to pack it in. I've read Joyce, Hemmingway, Fitzgerald.... to compare Franzen and his intelligence to these masters, is laughable. Set the hype aside and make another choice.
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