Rotten Reviews: The Sun Also Rises

“His characters are as shallow as the saucers in which they stack their daily emotions, and instead of interpreting his material–or even challenging it–he has been content merely to make a carbon copy of a not particularly significant surface life of Paris.”

The Dial

“”…leaves one with the feeling that the people it describes really do not matter; one is left at the end with nothing to digest,”

The New York Times

Excerpted from: Bernard, Andre, and Bill Henderson, eds. Pushcart’s Complete Rotten Reviews and Rejections. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 1998.

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