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I was looking at a collection of three of his on Amazon the other day, but it was out of stock and I'm trying not to buy anymore books atm anyway.

 

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That and The Cannibal were the two I'd heard of prior to actually looking him up. The latter seems to be mentioned in relation to Gravity's Rainbow from time to time which is how I stumbled across it.
 

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Is it depressing or melancholic? Not sure I'm in the mood for that kind of gear just now.
Postman brought me a book called The Beetle Leg by John Hawkes a couple of days ago, I ordered it if after a dissensus discussion. Looks pretty interesting anyway, can't wait to start. Depressingly appears to be an ex-library book, how is that those come up for sale?
Not overtly. There's a lot of description of natural beauty interspersed with urban waste and litter, some death, but handled very lightly, and a really absurd flight of fancy about halfway through that made me laugh out loud. Its kinda dispassionately listless in a very artful way, rings very true to life without being overly sentimental or morose.
 

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That's because surfers are the biggest dullards in the world. I really related to Tarantino when he was talking about Big Wednesday and said, "I grew up around surfers. Surfers are jerks. Surfers don't deserve this movie."
I should probably clarify that Finnegan's an award-winning journalist who's covered a bunch of other stuff and not just a random surfer who's written a book about surfing.
 

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@craner I sleep. I did find this for you around the time I posted that though. The most surfer-y surfer I've ever seen reviewing the book and saying surfing and surfers are the worst.

 
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