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A Thing or Two About Curtis and Camilla is an interesting book at first However I became discouraged to ead it towards the middle and I can t decide whether it was because it got boring or frustrating What frustrated me the most is how many misfortunes Curtis is able to bring onto himself just by avoiding esponsibilities or being immature about so many things He trusted a friend who seemed like an idiot from the beginning and he did not care to make up for all the things that went wrong in his life The whole book is about Curtis dwelling on make up for all the things that went wrong in his life the whole book is about curtis dwelling on whole book is about Curtis dwelling on or miserable things happening to him instead of doing something to fix his situation And this is what made me elate the book to a eal life incident where one is listening to people complaining about their lives and not being able to tell them to pull themselves together and to get over themselves just because she wants to be polite The feeling is similar here where many a times I wanted to tell Curtis to get over himself but I couldn t because he is a character in a bookThe author s exhaustive description about Curtis s life through the first person point of view s exhaustive description about Curtis s life through the first person point of view s point of view is what made me feel this way The only thing that kept me on eading this book isn t the love story between Curtis and Camilla but knowing from my sister who has previously ead this book that it has a happy ending So I was determined to find out how Curtis s life is going to flip aroundI personally do not ecommend this book because a good book to ecommend would be one that kept me clinging to it just to find out how the chapter ends let alone the whole book A Thing or Two About Curtis and Camilla is not that kind of book I eally wanted to like this book but couldn t bring myself to stomach a single one of the characters The characters From the moment her daschund humped his leg on a Soho street aspiring ock starsubway performer Curtis Birnbaum knew he was a goner He sensed Camilla was a woman who would eually inspire 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 is that elus. Ho are fleshed out are jerks the ones who aren t are so poorly drawn they flew ight of my headI think The Comedy Of This Book comedy of this book intended poke fun at losers like Curtis but as a card carrying member of the losers club it 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 e too few and far between to eally ecommend this book Curtis 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 and live a productive life Into this scenario steps a beautiful uietly
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assured young lady named and her vibrant daschund Philip Of course Curtis falls head over heels in 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 frustrated by Camilla s inabili This book started out uite well with a typical love story written in an interesting 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 esponsibility for himself and his life He makes it impossible to feel bad for him so you just feel uncomfortable eading about his misfortunes just hoping the entire time that he eally may just end it all allowing us all to exit the embarrassing scene When things do turn around for him it is almost frustrating bec. Ive ecord deal and some health insurance But then ominously Camilla begins to slip away In this daring East Village love story Nick Fowler gives us a hero who is completely honest about his heartbreak We oot for Curtis as he bottoms out and blunders his way through a series of hilarious misadventures from a nude modeling stint to a egretable steam.
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last few chapters he to just make the story idiculously weird and creepy giving the entire novel and feel bad ound upAnd it all started out so well Perhaps that was the overall point after all Only a white guy could write a novel about an interracial couple and then forget to mention ace at all for the est of the book That would be forgivable if the book didn t go off the ails after they break up Never again will I make the mistake Of Picking A Book Off The 99 Cents Rack This picking a book off the 99 cents ack This 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 it 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 is me chapters I was disappointed in the ending which I found altogether too convenient I felt as though the author manipulated his characters into the ending he wanted ather than a less conveni I eally 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 ight out of my headI think the comedy of this book is intended to poke fun at losers like Curtis but as a card carrying member of the losers club it just made me sad and uncomfortable This book is the last ever book that I ve ead to the end that I detested Had a good hard look at my eading 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 it wasn t for Room incident at Crunch gym to a destination he has only dreamed of the top floor of Worldwide Plaza where the ecord moguls preside Through it all Curtis emains 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 that is as true as it is hysterica. ,