Remainder by Tom McCarthy


A man receives enormous financial compensation for a mysterious accident, which—it becomes obvious—has greatly affected him. He becomes obsessed with recreating settings and events, and the reader is told about them in excruciating detail. After I finished this dreadful novel, I looked up the author and learned he’s also an “artist”. This novel tries too hard and doesn’t achieve anything, except being annoying.

Gwenamon says: Avoid it


About gwenamon

bookworm, confidante, creative director, cyclist, global wanderer, music lover, shutterbug, shoe shopper, snowboarder, writer, yoga geek. i'm also a very proud mama of a lil mister named james.
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