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  1. says:

    I first read this book during unfortunate personal circumstances circa 1993 It immediately resonated with the 25 year old rebel that I considered myself to be at the time Over the years I've read this book about once every five years and am currently on my 4th copy after giving it to a number of folks with the understanding that they were to pass it along A lot of the reviews here want to make comparisons to

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion are two of the greatest novels I've read Like those two Kesey's Sailor So

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    This book seemed much longer than it really was Other than the run in with Greener and the last two chapters not much interesting happened Any comparison with McMurphy and Sallas can only be found with two people on opposite ends of the spectrum Many reviews I read made them sound like the same person No colorful personalities in this town either Just a cast of trite characters in a rundown muddy hovel of a town But still not a bad book I l

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    The phrase I was searching for throughout Sailor Song was wish fulfillment It's difficult to read the protagonist Ike Sallas as anything but the man hero that Kesey constructed in McMurphy of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest and really anything but a stand in for the agonized activist Kesey himself I'm loathe to draw comparisons betw

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    Wow I really liked this book for like 78's of the way through Kesey paints a wonderful picture of a small coastal Alaskan fishing village full of colorful characters that come into good fortune brought on by big business hollywood types There

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    I never finished reading this but I watched Kesey write it at the Dirty D in Astoria When he held a book singing at the Maritime Museum after completing the book for the first and only timefor myself I went to get an author's signature on a book I once went to a book signing for a Star Wars book as a gift for my cousin Pete who loves Star War

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    Strap on your rubber tire coat head for the boat stow your blow up lifesuit and Jeep on up to Kuinak Alaska home to the best motley crew of ne'er do wells Underdogs albino villains crustybusty women and angelic Real Deal Native Alas

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    Ken Kesey is one of the great riffers in the history of American letters Unfortunately this novel reveals itself in the end as nothing but one long riff with many sub riffs along the way – no plot no point no plan nothing but high wire literary acrobaticsWell okay not nothing Kesey has a gift for crafting memo

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    This was the best book choice I made in 2017 I fell in love with and could relate to almost every beautifully developed character I

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Sailor Song

R escalates into a struggle for the soul of the town as the novel spins and swirls toward a harrowing climaxKesey has given us a uniue and powerful novel about America and this epic tale of the north is a vibrant moral fable for our time.. Ken Kesey is one of the great riffers in the history of American letters Unfortunately this novel reveals itself in the end as nothing but one long riff with many sub riffs along the way no plot no point no plan nothing but high wire literary acrobaticsWell okay not nothing Kesey has a gift for crafting memorable characters and although his literary voice can be tough and sardonic it can also be surprisingly empathetic Sailor Song has moments of great pathos and beauty along with moments of surreal invention and winning freewheeling humor What it doesn t have is an ending It s as if Kesey gave up on his own story and just hoped we wouldn t notice

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Set in the near future in the fishing village of Kuinak Alaska a remnant outpost of the American frontier not yet completely overcome by environmental havoc and mad dog development Sailor Song is a wild rollicking novel a dark and cosmic. One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion are two of the greatest novels I ve read Like those two Kesey s Sailor Song is full of memorable characters and a wonderful imaginative plot that keeps the reader intrigued Lots of social commentary mixed in too which holds up two decades after the book was writtenProblem is with a massive book like this the reader would expect a great payoff Kesey keeps the reader in suspense presenting a number of possible outcomes yet in the end throws the entire plot out the window This one is a huge disappointment I feel like Kesey backed himself into a corner with this one and simply couldn t figure out how to properly end itThe execution is classic Kesey Reading this book is a pleasure and it s enjoyable to be pulled into the Alaskan village he s created But tread carefully by picking this book up you are setting yourself up for disappointment If you ve not read Cuckoo s Nest or Notion start there they are essential reads I wish I could say the same for this one Whispers of Feathers plot that keeps the reader intrigued Lots of social commentary mixed in too which holds up two decades after the book was writtenProblem is with a massive book like this the reader would expect a great Entrepreneurial Vernacular presenting a number of Advanced C Programming by Example possible outcomes yet in the end throws the entire Poslije svega (After, plot out the window This one is a huge disappointment I feel like Kesey backed himself into a corner with this one and simply couldn t figure out how to Die Herrenschneiderei properly end itThe execution is classic Kesey Reading this book is a Cities of God pulled into the Alaskan village he s created But tread carefully by

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Romp The town and its denizens colorful refugees from the Lower Forty Eight and Descendants of Early Aboriginal People are seduced and besieged by a Hollywood crew come to film the classic children's book The Sea Lion The ensuing turf wa. Chances are you ve only read One Flew over the Cuckoo s Nest Chances are you have no intention of reading this last Ken Kesey novel I m not about to change either of those probabilitiesThis isn t even that long at 529 pages hardcover yet it feels bloated It reminds one of the reason that clarity is such an important attribute for writing to say nothing of the entertainment value It ultimately reads kind of like a joke that only the joke teller finds funny and the he laughs at it the less likely you are to join him in laughing There s a bit too much isn t this clever alliteration going on especially in the names of the characters Alice the Angry Aleut and while I admire some of Kesey s imagery and left field metaphors I really just wanted a stronger shorter clearer storyI m still glad I finally read it however It s been sitting in a pile in my room for ages Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream probabilitiesThis isn t even that long at 529 Trial of a Feminizer pages hardcover yet it feels bloated It reminds one of the reason that clarity is such an important attribute for writing to say nothing of the entertainment value It ultimately reads kind of like a joke that only the joke teller finds funny and the he laughs at it the less likely you are to join him in laughing There s a bit too much isn t this clever alliteration going on especially in the names of the characters Alice the Angry Aleut and while I admire some of Kesey s imagery and left field metaphors I really just wanted a stronger shorter clearer storyI m still glad I finally read it however It s been sitting in a The Breach of Crowns pile in my room for ages

  • Paperback
  • 533
  • Sailor Song
  • Ken Kesey
  • English
  • 26 March 2019
  • 9780140139976

About the Author: Ken Kesey

American writer who gained world fame with his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest filmed In the s Kesey became a counterculture hero and a guru of psychedelic drugs with Timothy Leary Kesey has been called the Pied Piper who changed the beat generation into the hippie movementKen Kesey was born in La Junta CO and brought up in Eugene OR Kesey spent his early years hun.