Winner of the Pulitzer Prize“A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue.”—The New York Times Book ReviewA Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese,
Author John Kennedy Toole
Publisher Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Published Date 2007-12-01
ISBN 0802197620 9780802197627
claire_freeman_8903 shared a tip "Oh Fortuna you vicious s l u t! (Has to be one of the best lines in literature!!)"
jennifer_dell shared a tip "I'm reading a self published book that a friend of mine wrote about her life and crazy adventures."
briana_brnich shared a tip "Fantastic depiction of New Orleans, with an amazing yet tragic back story regarding the author."
nicole_deason shared a tip "One of my favorites!!!!"
howard_miller shared a tip "Great book"
gwen_hourihan shared a tip "Wacky and so good! Set in New Orleans."
david_oppenheim shared a tip "A fun, laugh-out-loud (or to yourself), enjoyable read."
elizabeth_dalton_2773 shared a tip "Yes, this was the only book he wrote unfortunately. It was published posthumously."
lauren_senier shared a tip "Yes! Very unique"
travis_halterman shared a tip "I like this book very much. He's an odd guy with a different style of writing but I think this is phenomenal."
eden_r._farmer shared a tip "Fantastic read. Funny characters. I've read this book many times over the years. I love Ignatius!"
shawn_cuevas shared a tip "Unfortunately this is his only book and he's deceased. It was published posthumously"
martha_welsh shared a tip "This book is a journey to read. Some journeys are bumper than others."