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Stoner (New York Review Books Classics)

Stoner - John Edward Williams In each page, I could find something familiar; familiarity of the most intimate kind. I have so much in common with some of these characters and the way they speak, act and feel. Some of the conversations are so similar to those I have had in real life, often with nearly identical wording, that I wasn't sure if I was reading fiction or a book about my own life.
This is the kind of book in which everything is there for a purpose. Every paragraph, every description, every word has a significance. One could write a book about this work which would probably end up being thicker than the book itself.
I didn't really plan to read this book. It was not a part of my usual studies. Glad I didn't miss it though.