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Parrot and Olivier in America

by Peter Carey

Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
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    Apr 2010, 400 pages
    Paperback:
    Jan 2011, 400 pages

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JeanT (07/19/12)

A Shore Too Far
Interesting, but I found it a bit tedious in the places. The humor was evidently too subtle for me, as I did not find it nearly as funny as others have described. I enjoyed the descriptions of life in Europe and the US in that time frame , but can't say that I ever really connected with either of the characters. Rather frustrating after some of the glowing reviews.
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