Portnoys Complaint



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  • Hardcover
  • 283 pages
  • Portnoys Complaint
  • Philip Roth
  • English
  • 11 December 2017
  • 0394441982

Portnoys Complaint Portnoy S Complaint Is The Famously Outrageous Confession Made To His Analyst By Alexander Portnoy, The Huck Finn Of Newark, Who Is Trust Thru Life By His Unappeasable Sexuality, Yet Held Back At The Same Time By The Iron Grip Of His Unforgettable Childhood Decades After It Was 1st Published, Portnoy S Complaint Remains A Classic Of American Literature, A Tour De Force Of Comic Carnal Brilliance, Probably The Funniest Book About Sex Ever Written It Was Recently Designated One Of The Hundred Best Books Of The 20th Century By The Modern Library Judges.


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10 thoughts on “Portnoys Complaint

  1. says:

    It s recently been brought to my attention that my book reviews frequently are not actually about the book And I m wondering why would you want to know about the book when all you have to do is click on the little blurb about the book and then get on with the fascinating reading aboutoh, say where I bought my milk last Tuesday or my fondest most traumatic childhood memory, etc, etc.And, yet I aim to please so here is my sincere attempt to tell you something about this book It the book go It s recently been brought to my attention that my book reviews frequently are not actually about the book And I m wondering why would you want to know about the book when all you have to do is click on the little blurb about the book and then get on with the fascinating reading abo...

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    21 Random Thoughts After Reading Philip Roth s Classic Portnoy s Complaint 46 Years After Its Controversial Publication1 I ve read three or four Philip Roth books, but how have I never read this, which catapulted him to literary fame or at least notoriety and celebrity in the late 60s Everyone s read it Even Don Draper 2 The young Roth sure was funny We re talking laugh out loud, text your best friends favourite lines,...

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    The case of an American Jew torn between the perfection imposed by parents and personal freedom, touches the universal Alexander at least for me is not the prototype of the living Jew in the United States, suffocated by a severely exemplary education, where the parents choose the route to follow for their son, the latter who finds this life bland and demanding, who throws herself into the most insatiable sexuality from his childhood , he is a universal being who exists everywhere in the worl The case of an American Jew torn between the perfection imposed by parents and personal freedom, touches the un...

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    Earlier today I grossly contradicted myself by stating that I d enjoyed all the books I d read which were written by Philip Roth Then I realised I d forgotten about Portnoy s Complaint.There is a school of thought which says to write well you have to write about what you know On that basis I know I definitely did not like this book, although that unfortunately does not guarantee that I will excel at writing about it With that in mind Philip Roth is official King of writing about what you know Earlier today I grossly contradicted myself by stating that I d enjoyed all the books I d read which were written by Philip Roth Then I realised I d forgotten about Portnoy s Complaint.There is a school of thought which says to write well you have to write about what you know On that basis I know I definitely did not like this book, although that unfortunately does not guarantee that I will excel at writing about it With that in mind Philip Roth is official King of writing about what you know and his throne is probably made from giant piles of books in which he has written about being himself or a variant thereof This book deals with several favorite Roth topics Being male tick Being Jewish tick Being an Am...

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    Portnoy s Complaint was my first husband s favorite book, and he used to quote from it all the time When we got divorced it wasn t amicable , my lawyer asked how I d feel about using that fact in cour...

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    I have a vague memory that when I first read Portnoy s Complaint as a teenager I was probably 16 or 17 at the time I either carried my paperback copy with me to my grandmother s condo, or perhaps just mentioned to her that I was reading the book What a mistake She was displeased with my choice in reading material, and wasn t shy about letting me know This was many years before Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize, making him somewhatrespectable to the American Jewish community To I have a vague memory that when I first read Portnoy s Complaint as a teenager I was probably 16 or 17 at the time I either carried my paperback copy with me to my grandmother s condo, or perhaps just mentioned to her that I was reading the book What a mistake She was displeased with my choice in reading material, and wasn t shy about letting me know This was many years before Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize, making him somewhatrespectable to the American Je...

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    The title is apt for this book, because the entire thing is a complaint, made by Alexander Portnoy to his shrink Oh, boy.Initially I put this on my TBR list because Joe Goldberg, the well read psychopath in Caroline Kepnes You and Hidden Bodies lists it as his favourite book A bit of a twisted road to get to Philip Roth s infamous, sexually explicit work that caused a big splash when published in 1969.While cleverly written and quite funny in some parts, the rant like nature of this book got The title is apt for this book, because the entire thing is a complaint, made by Alexander Portnoy to his shrink Oh, boy.Initially I put this on my TBR list because Joe Goldberg, the well read psychopath in Caroline Kepnes You and Hidden Bodies lists it as his favourite book A bit of a twisted road to get to Philip Roth s infamous, sexually explicit work that caused a big splash when published in 1969.While cleverly written and quite funny in some parts, the rant like nature of this book got a little tired aft...

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    Hey, Roth What s with the smug smile on that face of yours What s with that satisfied look You think you re now a goy or something Are you thinking of a shikse or something Are you high You think just because you wrote a bunch of anti semitic, auto erotic stuff you re some bigshot What s the sense with that piece of crap Don t you dare turn your back on me you balding Kike You wanker You kosher prick You oh, where s the sense in this Come on, mate Is this really just to ridicule so Hey, Roth What s with the smug smile on that face of yours What s with that satisfied look You think you re now a goy or something Are you thinking of a shikse or something Are you high You think just because you wrote a bunch of anti semitic, auto erotic stuff you re some bigshot What s the sense with that piece of crap Don t you dare turn your back on me you balding Kike You wanker You kosher prick You oh, where s the sense in this Come on, mate Is this really just to ridicule society What s the gist, the point, the essence To say things which nobody has said before Is it just anger, contempt Sure, I get the whole defy the boundaries of society thing, to be rid of the cultural standards and stuff Freedom from the restrictive paradigm I get it, I do Fuck society Fuck culture, marriage, family, democracy, capitalism, sexual restraint Fuck them all But is it just that Why go through all the girlfriends I bet that s boasting there, Philip Ju...

  9. says:

    Although I definitely enjoyed itthan Bukowski s Women, I ve come to realise that books about middle aged male Americans who spend their time navel gazing and contemplating their relationship with their penis is p...

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    I would have walked away in the conversation at the point of Portnoy proclaiming that he slept with the women that he did anyone who would have him as a way of conquering America Essentially those who would not have him like historically against Jewish peoples dude, you work for the mayor and are educated You do what you want I am not Jewish and I wasn t alive in the 60s Somewhere anyone is going to feel like that they don t belong What I really liked about Portnoy s Complaint is the I would have walked away in the conversation at the point of Portnoy proclaiming that he slept with the women that he did anyone who would have him as a way of conquering America Essentially those who would not have him like historic...

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