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Logetic gusto the bawdy adventures of a young expatriate writer his friends and the characters they meet in Paris in the s Tropic of Cancer is now considered as Norman Mailer said one of the ten or twenty great novels of our century Considering I often found this virtually unreadable I m amazed I got to the end reading every word First published in 1934 when undoubtedly it would have been shocking with its relentless lexicon of crude language including every racial slur out there and its insistence on referring to just about every woman as a ct It s a book in which men relentlessly revel in degrading women Miller deploys an Emerson uote in his foreword the gist of which is that new novels ought to take the form of autobiography and record experience truthfully But if this is an unfiltered expose of the male psyche then the male psyche is one ugly place I actually didn t buy the honesty ticket at all A lot of the time it felt like Miller was posturing He failed to get his early novels published and his bitterness and anger seems at

Summary Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Cancer

Now hailed as an American classic Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller’s masterpiece was banned as obscene in this country for twenty seven years after its first publication in Paris in Only a historic court ruling that changed American c I got through the first 150 pages before I decided that life is too short to waste time reading books you hate Maybe I m not smart enough or deep enough to appreciate a book like Tropic of Cancer but for me each page was a tedious struggle The author of the book s introduction boldy asserts that Henry Miller is the greatest living author obviously the edition I read was published prior to Miller s death in 1980 but I found Miller s frenetic meandering style tiresome Don t get me wrong I m not one to carelessly fling aside any book that doesn t capture my attention in the first 100 pages Once I start a book it s difficult for me to give it up mostly because it makes me feel like a uitter but I found myself getting angry as I grudgingly plodded through this one I kept thinking Henry for chrissakes give m

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Ensorship standards ushering in a new era of freedom and frankness in modern literature permitted the publication of this first volume of Miller’s famed mixture of Tropic of PDFEPUB or memoir and fiction which chronicles with unapo I am going to create a new goodreads bookshelf titled sausage party It will exist solely for Henry Miller


10 thoughts on “Tropic of Cancer

  1. says:

    So I was glancing through some of the reviews here and noticed that someone has totally disparaged this book because its “hero” is immoral It always bewilders me when people judge a book according to the moral judgment that they pass on it

  2. says:

    This may be the greatest book ever written This opening passage proves it I have no money no resources no hopes I am the happiest man alive A year ago six months ago I thought I was an artist I no longer think about it I am Everything that was literature has fallen from me There are no books to be written thank God This then This is not a book This is libel slander defamation of character This is not a book in the ordinary sense of the word

  3. says:

    I got through the first 150 pages before I decided that life is too short to waste time reading books you hate Maybe I'm not smart enough or deep enough to appreciate a book like Tropic of Cancer but for me each page was a tedious struggle The author of the book's introduction boldy asserts that Henry Miller is the great

  4. says:

    My fiction addictionHad lost all its frictionI needed raw meat but this new stuff was veggiePredictable safe and not bold

  5. says:

    I am going to create a new goodreads bookshelf titled sausage party It will exist solely for Henry Miller

  6. says:

    I feel like I have been reading this for a thousand yearsAfter reading Anais Nin's The Delta of Venus some months ago Miller appeared on my radar It seemed only natural to follow up her collection with something of his given their well known relationship Plus Tropic of Cancer Miller's semi autobiographical memoir from his time in Paris was a banned book in the US after its publication in 1934 It wasn't until 30 years later that

  7. says:

    Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcentercom I am the original author of this essay as we

  8. says:

    Considering I often found this virtually unreadable I'm amazed I got to the end reading every word First published in 1934 when undoubtedly it would have been shocking with its relentless lexicon of crude language including every racial slur out there and its insistence on referring to just about every woman as a ct It's a book in which men relentlessly revel in degrading women Miller deploys an Emerson uote in his fore

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    Don't really have the enthusiasm to review this in depth so will be brief This was my second buddy read reading a chapter per week the fact Paris was the setting got the thumbs up from me before even turning a page and I have to admit I was at first dazzled by Miller's writing the whole bohemian lifestyle scene was uite

  10. says:

    When I read this for the first time I thought the world was opening up and eating people I wanted to get drunk and go on a hooker spree to move to Paris and generally debauch for the rest of my 20'sThen I realized I kind of wanted to do all this anyways but with Miller's aid I could and even better I could disguise the w

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