Skinny Legs and All By: Tom Robbins Type: Novel 1990
15 % : I wish I hadn't bothered to read it
Review : It had some well built characters and scenes, some really alternative angles, but they often go over the edge into being just plain silly
meaning : doesn't get over any important messages about life a bit of a dissapointment 
comments : Comedy must have an element of reality. Often it's tedious; he uses far too many words and detail about trivial things. Other times he goes too fast. At the end he rushed to tidy everthing up in 5 pages and it doesn't really workWe see Tom's life through a number of different episodes as a result of which he moves away from following a bad path and grows up to bea strong character. 
A number of times the book seems to push too much religious propoganda 
strange - a weird rugby game and the boys are given beer on Saturdays

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