Of books chock full of riiiidiculous male protagonists who jerk it a lot, you should all tell me about Very Important Books TM that you’ve thrown against various walls for this shit.
Because I’m taking a study break and I feed on snarky backchat about Very Important Male Authors.
I read the first thirty pages of Disgrace, by JM Coetzee and I just could not contain my repugnance. Which I think was Coetzee’s point, I’m almost certain it was meant to be a skewering of the English prof has midlife crisis which culminates in ill advised sexual encounter with student. Maybe. I liked Waiting for the Barbarians, at any rate.
Feed my weary soul with your snark.
"THE SUN ALSO RISES" was such a pile of fuck I literally refused to read even one more assigned reading book all through high school (i did Cliff’s Notes instead). Fuck you and your boring old limp dick, Jake Barnes NO ONE CARES!!!!! OH GOD I HATED THAT BOOK SO FUCKING MUCH!
Also that “Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Egoism” - I made it through about 20 pages before I’d thrown up in my mouth one too many times, and had to put it down again. No no no no no, you’re not that awesome, dude, so stop trying to convince us you are.