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  1. says:

    I first read this book in 1981 or thereabouts when I was married to my first husband I had three children and felt completely trapped in a dangerously toxic dead end relationship that I saw no way out of Still Life with Woodpecker than anything else is about CHOICE About using it about the freedom it offers and about being willing to accept the conseuences for exerting it Sometimes I would be reading and hav

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    Let me first tell you that I dislike modern jazz You know the type the free form kind that only musicians can appreciate I dislike it because it abandons all the structural ualities that I find appealing about old fashioned jazz and is all about technical skill What does this have to do with this book The compa

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    Who knows how to make love stay1 Tell love you are going to the Junior's Deli on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn to pick up a cheesecake and if love stays it can have half It will stay2 Tell love you want a memento of it and obtain a lock of its h

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    Reading this book is like being invited over to someone's house for dinner and finding that they're serving you a buffet of artisanal maraschino cherries they've made At first you're like Oh how whimsical Then yo

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    I learned that if you have red hair you can write a crappy book and people will love it I could have written this book in college The jokes were forced the premise was too ridiculous to take seriously and the payoff was weak weak weak It was l

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    As my lack of stars indicate this book is ok However the Best thing about the book is the following uote one of the most influential in my lifeHow can one person be real than any other Well some people do hide and others seek Maybe those who are in hiding escaping encounters avoiding surprises protecting their pr

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    The most important thing is love said Leigh Cheri I know that now There's no point in saving the world if it means losing the moonLei

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    My favorite book of all time I used a uote from this book in my wedding vows It is funny silly and romantic

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    gotta say this is my favorite book of all time expertly written like prose than an actual novel who can resist a book whose first sentence is if this typewriter can't do it then fuck it it can't be done

  10. says:

    I remember over the years I would come across Still Life with Woodpecker every now and then in bookshops and book bazaars Each time I would take it in my hands read the backcover and put it back on the shelve I don't know why although it seemed interesting to me something always stopped me from buying it Of course I was aware of all the praise about it but that is never enough for me to want to read a bookI think I get why it became such

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Still Life with Woodpecker is sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes It reveals the purpose of the moon exp Let me first tell you that I dislike modern jazz You know the type the free form kind that only musicians can appreciate I dislike it because it abandons all the structural ualities that I find appealing about old fashioned jazz and is all about technical skill What does this have to do with this book The comparison came to me early on in reading this book which I begrudgingly forced myself to finish I liken modern jazz to watching a performer masturbate musically on stage getting off on playing his crazy stuff and proving he s really talented but ultimately seeming to be having fun than his audience Reading Still Life with Woodpecker felt kind of like watching Tom Robbins masturbate And with the narrative flowing regularly into explicit and colorful descriptions of sexual acts that feeling was felt in ways than normally felt about jazz musiciansThe book flows in a somewhat stream of consciousness sort of way with Robbins sometimes interrupting the narrative to bitch about his new fangled typewriter That got old for me very uickly but apparently not for Robbins All the while I really felt like he was having a grand old time writing this That s great that the artist is enjoying his work Let s hope that all artists get to enjoy their work But most artists can enjoy their work without me wanting to punch them in the face because of their smugness Ultimately I guess that s what bothered me the most about this novel The smugness Having never read anything else by him including his most famous novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues I could be way off the mark here but it really seemed to me like after the extensive acclaim from Cowgirls he was using this novel to test the waters as to how much he could fuck around in a book and have critics still eat out of his hand Either that or he was trying too hard to write something that would be as well received as Cowgirls Not sure In any case I know there are some people who absolutely loved this book I was no one of them I really wanted to enjoy it It sounded great There were a lot of interesting and colorful uses of the English language in the book and interesting plot devices but ultimately it left me cold Ice cold

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Trait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs exiled royalty and pregnant cheerleaders It also deals with the problem of redhea gotta say this is my favorite book of all time expertly written like prose than an actual novel who can resist a book whose first sentence is if this typewriter can t do it then fuck it it can t be done