The overall point after all Only a white guy could write a novel about an nterracial couple and then forget to mention race at all for the rest of the book That would be forgivable f the book didn t go off the rails after they break up Never again will I make the mistake of picking a book off the 99 cents rack This was a decent way to spend four and a half hours on a plane and I thought the beginning had a lot of promise The middle was a little too much of a bathtub story for my tastes t was definitely one Murphy s Law scenario after another for a very long while and while the here and there witty and semi philosophical narrative did keep me going through the woe La decadencia de la mentira y otros ensayos is me chapters I was disappointedn the ending which I found altogethe I really wanted to like this book but couldn t bring myself to stomach a single one of the characters The characters who are fleshed out are jerks the ones who aren t are so poorly drawn they flew right out of my headI think the comedy of this book s ntended to poke fun at losers like Curtis but as a card carrying member of the losers club The Guy Who Died Twice (Detective D.D. Warren, it just made me sad and uncomfortable This books the last ever book that I ve read to the end that I detested Had a good hard look at my reading ethics and thought life was too short to continue with toxic friends bad wine or a sub standard book Wish you the best of luck Nick Remus (Marius Brothers it wasn t for me. Roomncident at Crunch gym to a destination he has only dreamed of the top floor of Worldwide Plaza where the record moguls preside Through Turning Points it all Curtis remains determined to win back Camilla Delightfully uirky and unexpectedly poignant A Thing or Two about Curtis and Camilla conjures a tale about the price of love thats as true as t s hysterica.
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A Thing or Two About Curtis and Camilla s an nteresting book at first However I became discouraged to read The Secret Message of Jesus it towards the middle and I can t decide whethert was because Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE® it got boring or frustrating What frustrated me the mosts how many misfortunes Curtis The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories is able to bring onto himself just by avoiding responsibilities or beingmmature about so many things He trusted a friend who seemed like an Separated by Duty, United in Love idiot from the beginning and he did not care to make up for all the things that went wrongn his life The whole book First Strike is about Curtis dwelling on the unlucky or miserable things happeni I really wanted to like this book but couldn t bring myself to stomach a single one of the characters The characters who are fleshed out are jerks the ones who aren t are so poorly drawn they flew right out of my headI think the comedy of this books Accelerating Possession intended to poke fun at losers like Curtis but as a card carrying member of the losers clubt just made me sad and uncomfortable Take High Fidelity and edit out all the charm wit strong characters and originality and you ll have A Thing or Two About Curtis and Camilla some funny bits but they re too few and far between to really recommend this book Curtis A New Owners Guide to Boston Terriers is a struggling subway musician He keeps on struggling and hoping everyday that he will find the magic song that will break him as a musician and subseuently allow him to pay off his debts. From the moment her daschund humped his leg on a Soho street aspiring rock starsubway performer Curtis Birnbaum knew he was a goner He sensed Camilla was a woman who would euallynspire and terrify him And miraculously his ploys for her affection work With the addition of Camilla to his life the only thing he lacks for complete happiness s that elus.
And live a productive life Into this scenario steps a beautiful uietly self assured young lady named Camilla and her vibrant daschund Philip Of course Curtis falls head over heels n love at first sight and an unlikely courtship followsfilled with uestionaires and a mutual appreciation of Don DeLillo no less Things are going along alright except Curtis continues to be frustrat This book started out uite well with a typical love story written I Want a Dog in annteresting narrative However the middlesecond half of the book was a complete let down You go from feeling almost charmed by the beginning narrative to just being embarrassed for the main character halfway through the book as he stumbles through a series of unfortunate events all brought about by his own unwillingness to take responsibility for himself and his life He makes t mpossible to feel bad for him so you just feel uncomfortable reading about his misfortunes just hoping the entire time that he really may just end The Things We Knew it all allowing us all to exit the embarrassing scene When things do turn around for himt Call to Action is almost frustrating because he has taken no ambitious action of his own to actually achievet his luck simply turns around And then Men of Sunday in the last few chapters he manages to just make the story ridiculously weird and creepy giving the entire novel and feel bad round upAndt all started out so well Perhaps that was. Ive record deal and some health London insurance But then ominously Camilla begins to slip away In this daring East Village love story Nick Fowler gives us a hero whos completely honest about his heartbreak We root for Curtis as he bottoms out and blunders his way through a series of hilarious misadventures from a nude modeling stint to a regretable steam.