L. E Notkin

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Ship Of Fools A Novel by Richard Russo
Ship Of Fools A Novel by Richard Russo
2.0 out of 5 stars A dishonest book, May 3 2004
Do not let the excellent wtiting and character development fool you. This is a book that truly underestimates its audience. During the whole book, there are questions, mysteries, and plot that are never resolved. Instead, we are left to think that not all questions are answered in life and to enjoy a sense of mystery.
The problem is that what is left unresolved is not trivial, but quite major and essential. So, I truly think that the author developed the questions, plot twists, and other unknown facts WITHOUT EVER INTENDING RESOLVE THEM.
Instead, he opted to satisfy his readers with a movie ending.
So, I repeat: the author himself does not know what motivated the… Read more