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7 thoughts on “The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series

  1. says:

    Amusing and Lewis displays his deft hand at portraying the uirks and foibles of self proclaimed small town big fishes but without substance the joke was played out early onEssentially it's a series of long extended motormouth hugely opinionated monologues with the rampant ADD and semi coherence of Donald Trump by a character from Lewis' fictional universe of Zenith Winnemac fake US stateProbably not essential Lewis re

  2. says:

    This somewhat overlooked book has everything I love about Sinclair Lewis Six great satirical stories told in Lewis's dry humor that often bordered on absolute hilarity Each story is narrated by a traveling salesman named Lowell Schmaltz who is a complete motor mouth The entire book is told in dialog in which Lowe

  3. says:

    This is Lewis trying to mix genres a sort of mash up of Saturday Evening Post fiction with his satirical portraits of the Middlewestern middle class Most of the stories are shaggy dog tales wandering off indeterminately making the book feel rudderless but the exuisitely precise ear for monologue that makes Babbitt and Elmer Gantry so dynamic and propulsive is also here in abundance I certainly wouldn't recommend it to anyone but a diehard

  4. says:

    Probably the closest thing to a Midwestern Bernhard we’ll ever get I wish Lewis would have written books like this one freed from the constraints of scene setting and further developed the hysterical monologue of irrelevant American heart

  5. says:

    Not what I thought it would be It reminded me of Ring Lardner's You Know Me Al Not a story but the first person ramblings of Lowell Schmaltz

  6. says:

    While certainly not the best of the 1920s writings of Lewis this book ventures new waters of creativity for Lewis and also integrates

  7. says:

    Mildly amusing but essentially just a shaggy dog story

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Read Ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Sinclair Lewis

1927 A collection of works from the Nobel prize winning novelist Contents The Man Who Knew. This somewhat overlooked book has everything I love about Sinclair Lewis Six great satirical stories told in Lewis s dry humor that often bordered on absolute hilarity Each story is narrated by a traveling salesman named Lowell Schmaltz who is a complete motor mouth The entire book is told in dialog in which Lowell rambles on and on The first two stories were my favorites The first The Man Who Knew Coolidge Lowell brags about knowing Coolidge who he attended a couple of classes with in college but really barely talked to and the second story The Story by Mack McMack he consistently began stories but lost track of what he was saying and drifted into another tale without completing the first and then he ended the story with a joke that he forgot the punchline to A very enjoyable read

review The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series

The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series

Coolidge; The Story by Mack McMack; You Know How Women Are; You Know How Relatives Are; Tra. This is Lewis trying to mix genres a sort of mash up of Saturday Evening Post fiction with his satirical portraits of the Middlewestern middle class Most of the stories are shaggy dog tales wandering off indeterminately making the book feel rudderless but the exuisitely precise ear for monologue that makes Babbitt and Elmer Gantry so dynamic and propulsive is also here in abundance I certainly wouldn t recommend it to anyone but a diehard Lewis fan or a grad student writing about him but I think that its reputation as a total disaster according to Lewis s biographers and numerous critics is a lazy exaggeration

Read Ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Sinclair Lewis

Vel is So Broadening; and The Basic and Fundamental Ideals of Christian American Citizenshi. Not what I thought it would be It reminded me of Ring Lardner s You Know Me Al Not a story but the first person ramblings of Lowell Schmaltz