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S everyone struggles with the bare essentials of life love nourishment and a roof over one’s head Rich allusive and unsentimental TC Boyle’s ninth novel is a tour de force infused with the lyricism and take no prisoners storytelling for which he is justly famou. Already a clear cut five star even before I finish TC Boyle s ripe and agitated revisit to the hippie extremes of the late 60s offers both a celebration and a slam DROP CITY is the first novel of his I ve tasted in a while for years I d sampled only the sharply cornered ironies their furniture often surreal of his magazine fiction Those always cracked the imaginative whip impressively and trapezed their way through some breathtaking analogies but this novel puts both those gifts on display and taking everything to sonar depths scary depths of character

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It is 1970 and a down at the heels California commune devoted to peace free love and the simple life has decided to relocate to the last frontier the unforgiving landscape of interior Alaska in the ultimate expression of going back to the land Armed with the spirit. The evil side of the happy go lucky flower power unicorn rainbow time that wasn t as peaceful as one might supposeWhat if hippies weren t the friendly peace loving open minded tolerant etc great alternative to normal society but just as bad as normal people with the difference that they do as if they were sooo alternative and progressiveBuilding on this plot Boyle offers another splendid description of the bigotry and mendacity that grows in each society In this case it is interesting to see how good ideals can be perverted to let the conservative suppr

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Of adventure and naïve optimism the inhabitants of “Drop City” arrive in the wilderness of Alaska only to find their utopia already populated by other young homesteaders When the two communities collide unexpected friendships and dangerous enmities are born a. Full essay can be found at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcentercomJust like anyone else who is a lover of great books I find myself sometimes with a desire to become a completist of certain authors that is to have read every book that author has ever written This new series of essays chronicles that attemptSo first a confession that I still have a long way to go before becoming a completist of author TC Boyle this is only the second novel of his I ve read to tell you the truth the other one being The Road to Wellville possibly h

  • Paperback
  • 497
  • Drop City
  • T. Coraghessan Boyle
  • English
  • 22 September 2017
  • 9780142003800

About the Author: T. Coraghessan Boyle

T Coraghessan Boyle also known as TC Boyle is a US novelist and short story writer Since the late 1970s he has published seventeen novels and eleven collections of short stories He won the PENFaulkner award in 1988 for his third novel World's End which recounts 300 years in upstate New York He is married with three children Boyle has been a Distinguished Professor of English at the



10 thoughts on “Drop City

  1. says:

    This book is a gas I thoroughly enjoyed it It is hilarious and a great adventure story which you wouldn't expect from a bunch of goofy hippies There are uite a number of books set around 1970 in counterculture milieus that give us the stories o

  2. says:

    The evil side of the happy go lucky flower power unicorn rainbow time that wasn´t as peaceful as one might supposeWhat if hippies weren´t the friendly peace loving open minded tolerant etc great alternative to normal socie

  3. says:

    I'm prone to think less of a book that I can read while in a room with a TV on Especially if on that TV is Kipper or Harry the Dirty Dog or Babar for the millionth time But then maybe after a million times it's easier to tune out And tune out I did and tuned into Drop City This was my first T C Boyle For years I thought of him as some Tom Robbins type a cloying insubstantial stylist though I had never read even one of h

  4. says:

    For me some novels just blur after putting them down and I don't remember anything significant about the book a new friend potentially I had spent hours with A lot of crime novels are like that but with Drop City I recall almost all the plot and the details Such an interesting book about a class of people whom I especially loathed at the time until I came back from overseas and got to know a few through work a

  5. says:

    Full essay can be found at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcentercomJust like anyone else who is a lover of great books I find myself sometimes with a desire to become a completist of certain authors; that is to have read every book that author has ever written This new series of essays chronicles th

  6. says:

    The collapse of the sixties free love movement is perhaps the greatest defeat Western society has endured The flower children believed in a world unshackled to government control and white collar slavery they believed in an autonomous collect

  7. says:

    This book is fuelled by flower power Sadly I prefer books which are run on rocket fuel so this one did not deliver enough blast for my buck This is the third TC Boyle book I've read and although I keep meandering b

  8. says:

    Already a clear cut five star even before I finish TC Boyle's ripe and agitated revisit to the hippie extremes of the late '60s offers both a celebration and a slam DROP CITY is the first novel of his I've tasted in a while; for years I'd sampled only the sharply cornered ironies their furniture often surreal of his magazi

  9. says:

    One of my very favorite comic novels about a commune in 'Redwood City' California Drop City They say 'if you remember the sixties you weren't there' but Boyle clearly had both been there and rememberedI laughed until tears dripped down my fac

  10. says:

    TC Boyle's novel about the Northern California commune hooks you from the start The carefree lifestyle readily available drugs open sexuality and irresponsibility of this motley mix of nature loving misfits come with a heavy cost Bills have to be paid Toilets overflow Young children are neglected Freeloaders show up and

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