Title: The Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle
Genre: Currently #27 on Amazon Best Sellers Rank in Kindle eBooks, Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction, Satire, and #62 in Contemporary Fiction, Urban
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: September 1, 1996
Source: Free download BookBub
Title and Cover: The Tortilla Curtain–eBook cover attracted my attention (prefer it to the paperback version below)–thought it would interest hubby–this is his review.
This book has been around more than twenty years and certainly long enough that there are more than sufficient synopses. So at this point, I must assume the literary crowd is familiar with the setting in the beautiful but fragile ecology of the Topanga Canyon of Southern California. This scenario situates two couples on a course designed to slap your senses into a new mindset. The classic style Greek pathos novel grasps the very soul of society and squeezes so tightly I came close to declaring a DNF more than once. No getting around it–this is a very difficult book. Continue reading “The Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle – a #BookReview”