Doctor Blues

Doctor Blues As funny and boisterous and wise a novel as John Barth s The Sot Weed Factor with language and the kind of inventiveness that surprises the reader John Irving Mark Smith writes so well I found myself

  • Title: Doctor Blues
  • Author: MarkSmith
  • ISBN: 9780688015534
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Doctor Blues

    As funny and boisterous and wise a novel as John Barth s The Sot Weed Factor with language and the kind of inventiveness that surprises the reader John Irving Mark Smith writes so well, I found myself leaping up from my seat, rushing to the nearest pair of ears to read aloud whole chunks of his marvelous prose His style and tale are so rich, full blooded, eleg As funny and boisterous and wise a novel as John Barth s The Sot Weed Factor with language and the kind of inventiveness that surprises the reader John Irving Mark Smith writes so well, I found myself leaping up from my seat, rushing to the nearest pair of ears to read aloud whole chunks of his marvelous prose His style and tale are so rich, full blooded, elegantly spun out in a conversational, anecdotal manner Each line achieves a kind of grace his hero, George Montrichard wishes he could grasp or discover Smith s novel is a joyous, rambunctious celebration of life in America, doomed as we are to recurrent myths and fantasies, complete with American longings writ large This is a magnificent novel Sam Coale, Providence Sunday Journal Love, hate, laughter, and anger are only a few of the emotions that will be aroused by George Montrichard, hero and narrator of Mark Smith s dazzling new novel, Doctor Blues Ms A complex and fascinating novel, subtle and psychologically teasing, but with a very strong fictional thrust Robert Penn Warren George Montrichard, alias Doctor Blues, the narrator of Mark Smith s novel, leads a madcap life that includes two wives, one mistress, three children, a foreign escapade and the predicament of being a suspect in a murder case But even moving than what happens to him is Montrichard s ongoing stream of consciousness By turns outrageous, witty, hilarious, often guilt riddenMontrichard s interior dialogue is reminiscent of a middle aged Augie March William R Evans, Best Sellers George Montrichard, who tells not only who he is, but isn t, in the process becomes one of the most delightful characters in recent memory Doctor Blues is a book not to miss Tony Ardizzone, the Virginian Pilot Ledger Star Mark Smith s fine and funny new novel is also wise, urbane, witty, humane and continually entertaining Mark Smith is one of very best novelists writing now Doctor Blues is ineffable as music, as full of moods and harmonies, as impossible to describe It shares with successful music and integral unity and carefully ambiguous design It is uniqueGo and hear Doctor Blues for yourself Fred Chappell, Roanoke Times and World News

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