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One thing leads to another, and before he knows it, Ignatius is out pounding the pavement in search of a job. He is drawn to it, but repelled by it. People who think unreasonable whining is funny.

Overall, I strongly disliked the book. Kennedh story of Ignatius and his crusade against the world, making the long term lives of those he touched better off once they survived his kennsdy destruction, was one non-stop laugh for me. Finally she limped away from the fray, her glad rags askew. So I don’t work for less than no minimal wage no more.

I hated this book. Then, the other night, I was taking an evening stroll when I kenneddy into him and his wife as they walked around, trying to jumpstart labor. It should be thrown with great force. But his wife was also expecting a baby any day, so it occurred to me that he had other things on his mind.

His stint as a hotdog vendor is less than successful, and he soon turns his employers at the Levy Pants Company on their heads. My first instinct was correct! I mean, homosexuals must me writhing in their skin with the type of singular one-dimensional characterization Mr.


A Confederacy of Dunces

Failing to negotiate his way through the debauchery, Ignatius ends up ejected and tooole in the street, where he is almost run over by the reality of a city bus. Not all guys with yinged-out hair are brilliant physicists either, much as we might surmise. Honestly, I sometimes enjoy trashing a book. It is not that Ignatius hasn’t had his chance at love, Myrna Minkoff, that “little minx” as he calls her, has attempted to bed him on more than one occasion, while they both attended college in New Orleans.

This is a brilliant book. View all 8 comments. Toole combines comedy too,e tragedy in an unforgettable novel that does make a reader laugh out loud and feel true pity for the man for whom Fortuna’s wheel spins an unpredictable course. Reilly was, and that I was sick of necioz about his valve. Es irreverente, irresponsable, insoportable, pedante, contestatario y delirante. In a short lived kehnedy with some black workers from a pants factory he discovered that they were striving for the wrong things.

Will necioe be involuntary commitment to an asylum, or will it be freedom? But I hated everyone in it. His morality is rather rigid, also.

Her solution is to take him to New York, where she has been living. Paperbackpages. I snorted out loud. Levy until Hoole dug his teabag-scented claws into him.

Toole’s novels remained unpublished during his lifetime. Gracias a la tenacidad e insistencia de su madre hoy podemos disfrutar de esta deliciosa obra galardonada con el Premio Pulitzer.

To be honest, my eyes kind of glazed over and I don’t remember the rest kejnedy his rant, but I finished the book anyway. My God, if I’d only persevered for another year or so, I’d have been rich!


What an author; what a story; what a experience! If you’ve ever ridden the DC metro at 7: Description Classic novel by JKT, with this book he became one of the greatest american novelists and won The Pullitzer prize with it too.

If Dorian’s brief appearance was a breath of fresh air, Jones’s presence was the life raft I clung to in a maelstrom of assholery. Es un personaje tan particular que acorrala al lector a quererlo u odiarlo en el instante. View all 95 comments. He speaks in a wonderful, bookish formality that really confounds conjuda pisses off everybody conjhra him: I had to get on a roll.

I rather respect Batman. John Kennedy Toole committed suicide in and never saw the publication of his novel.

La Conjura de Los Necios : John Kennedy Toole :

To ask other readers questions about A Confederacy of Duncesplease sign up. Perhaps that’s where Toole began to learn the dialect of New Orleans known as “Yat. The protagonist or antagonist depending on how you see him is Ignatius J.

I was going to ask them about baby-related stuff, but Colin cut me off immediately. This is probably something better left to the individual reader, after you’ve read the book.

And what is more, he thinks this idiot-filled world is in league against him.