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Found on the free shelves 7 17 12 Except it s hardcover not paperback I ve found Berger s Reinhart novels to be a mixed bag He was never able to match the quality of the best of them the second novel, Reinhart in Love , and hit a particular low point with the third, Vital Parts This novel, however, shows us amature Reinhart and amature Berger as well The balance between Berger s caustic satire of American culture andor less authentic characterization is superb in fact, this is the first of Berger s novels in which I felt I could recogniz I ve found Berger s Reinhart novels to be a mixed bag He was never able to match the quality of the best of them the second novel, Reinhart in Love , and hit a particular low point with the third, Vital Parts This novel, however, shows us amature Reinhart and amature Berger as well The balance between Berger s caustic satire of American culture andor less authentic characterization is superb in fact, this is the first of Berger s novels in which I felt I could recognize real people in the characters he represents In some ways, this book covers too many issues that Berger wished to comment upon television, religious cults, the emergence of gay culture into mainstream American life, etc , but it contains some fine and truly touching moments Reinhart has matured into somethingthan an idealistic buffoon he has become a real person who, although he is often puzzled by the actions of those around him, and who still occasionally has flights of unrealistic personal fantasy, has learned to rein in those flights of fancy and keep himself rooted to the ground in short, he takes himself and the people he interacts with seriously and is forgiving of personal foibles and errors due to immaturity or inexperience in others It s not the best Thomas Berger novel I ve ever read, but it marks a shift intothoughtful and interesting works as the author entered his 60s I found this book to be delightful enough to researchtitles by this author and buy upof his books I am ready and willing to read them An interesting collection of people and events that kept me entertained. Previous NeighborsNext The Feud Previous NeighborsNext The Feud `Download Book ☞ Reinhart's Women ↹ The fourth in the classic Reinhart series, this follows middle aged Carlo Reinhart through his continuing and bewildering encounters with women Through it all he struggles to become a master chef