This book reaffirms this cynic's view of life.
There is a bit of Henry Holyoak Lightcap in many of us. Read more
This was Abbey's second-to-last novel, and should be known as his swan song. It is about a dying man, and his journey backwards through time and space, to his beginnings. Read morePublished on April 29 2004 by Peter LaPrade
There aren't a lot of books that you read in your life that stay with you for very long. This is one that does. Read morePublished on Nov. 27 2003 by M. Chesnut
This is one of the best and most memorable books I've read (having just finished it for the second time). Read morePublished on May 15 2003 by Andrew Brown
I recently read this book for the second time after ten years had passed from my first encounter with Edward Abbey. Without a doubt this is the best book I have read in years. Read morePublished on Nov. 20 2002 by Steven Christensen
I could spend a long time writing about all the wonderful aspects of this book. In one sitting, it can make you laugh so hard you'll nearly pee your pants, then sob aloud. Read morePublished on May 10 2002 by Lori F.
the fool's progress is brilliant. abbey is a lyrical muse with blisters on his feet and gravel in his mouth. time has polished the gravel.Published on May 2 2001 by gefunden
This is literally the best book I've ever read. I enjoy all of Abbey's books and this one ranks above them all.Published on May 23 2000
Being an avid reader, I've read all of the "great works" -- from Socrates and Plato to Steinbeck and Hemingway -- and this is the best fiction/philosophy that I've ever... Read morePublished on March 26 2000 by Andrew List