|By:||John Kennedy Toole|
|Award(s):||Pulitzer Prize (1981)|
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Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until...
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I've bought this again to give it another chance. I read this and just did not like it...my bookclub LOVED it and thought I had a screw loose...I will try again....
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