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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

46 Ratings: 3.8
11 reviews about One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
review by . May 06, 2013
A truly dynamite reading experience. Definitely a contemporary classic.
What can be said about One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest that hasn't already been said? All the verbal accolades that have been deservedly heaped upon it still don't seem to be quite enough. How do you express the inexpressible? When Ken Kesey created Randle Patrick McMurphy, Nurse Mildred Ratched aka Big Nurse, Chief Bromden and a slew of other quite memorable characters, Kesey created something unique in the annals of American literature. He made off-kilter characters likable and relatable. …
review by . June 24, 2010
I am an avid fan of reading books that were later reproduced as full-length feature films. I thoroughly enjoyed Jack Nickolas' performance in the film version of the story, so it felt only natural to read the original novel. Unfortunately, as is usually the case with reading the book after seeing the movie, my mental images of the characters while reading were those of the movie actors, including Christopher Lloyd and Danny DeVito.      The story follows the actions of a …
Quick Tip by . July 05, 2010
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
Well written tale of a man wrongly put into a 1960s mental insitution. He is not mentally ill but cannot convince anyone of his sanitry. Good story and the actual residents of the facility and how they cope with their illness and incarceration.
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
I prefer this to the film. Oh, but the film is so good. Check out both.
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
making insanity fun
Quick Tip by . June 30, 2010
man, i had to read this in college. plz dont go to jail, its not worth it
Quick Tip by . June 29, 2010
Complements the movie and vice versa.
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2010
great classic - everyone should read it
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
deeper and darker than the movie.
Quick Tip by . June 25, 2010
If you think you're having a bad day, read this book... things could be so much worse.
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