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,
claire_freeman_8903 shared a tip "Oh Fortuna you vicious s l u t! (Has to be one of the best lines in literature!!)"
gwen_hourihan shared a tip "Wacky and so good! Set in New Orleans."
james_lechner shared a tip "Kinda like Don Quixote in 1960s New Orleans. Absolute masterpiece!"
nicole_deason shared a tip "One of my favorites!!!!"
howard_miller shared a tip "Great book"
eden_r._farmer shared a tip "Fantastic read. Funny characters. I've read this book many times over the years. I love Ignatius!"
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."
jess_d_5275 shared a tip "Definitely one of the best novels of the 20th c"
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."
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."
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