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The Portable Veblen

The Portable Veblen: A Novel - Elizabeth Mckenzie

The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth Mckenzie is a character study of two disparate people with dysfunctional families and their ability or inability to form a strong relationship. Parts are funny as stories about quirky people and dysfunctional families often are. Mostly though, the book is slow-moving and with many parts - for example, the squirrels, the appendices, and the pictures - that I just don't get.

 

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Reviewed for the Penguin First to Read program

 

Source: http://www.memoriesfrombooks.com/2015/11/the-portable-veblen.html