Review by bradrozay
January, 02 2012
Pros: Dean Moriarity
Cons: Not for conservatives or those heavily opposed to drug use.
Review by JiggyJay
October, 16 2011
Pros: Very visual storytelling, very clearly written, Kerouac's unwavering view of travel
Cons: Doesn't really come to many conclusions, story slows down a lot in the second half
Review by davecity76
March, 24 2007
Pros: Spontaneous writing, beautiful imagery, unconventional plot.
Cons: Can be long winded, slow in some places.
Review by tkd_grant
January, 15 2007
Pros: the spontaneity, the free flowing writing style, etc.
Cons: at times can be long-winded.
Review by sedandelivery
September, 16 2006
Pros: One of the most important books of the beat generation.
Cons: It's almost too good. Most people in my generation are too moronic to grasp it.
Review by ruby710
September, 11 2004
Pros: well written
Cons: sexist, pointless, irritating characters
Review by theboi83
August, 03 2004
Pros: Keroauc's lucid descriptions, interesting writing style, makes you want to get out and travel
Cons: Keroauc's writing style is not for everyone
Review by jaisen27
July, 22 2004
Pros: Characters very well developed, is divided into different adventure sections which makes it interesting
Cons: Sometimes story drags on.
Review by gila326
March, 31 2002
Pros: Good look at counterculture of the 1950s
Cons: A bit dense to get through at times
Review by dhalgren13
August, 14 2001
Pros: Engaging, sad, funny, challenging, metaphoric
Cons: Absolutely None
Review by destipele
June, 28 2001
Pros: good adventure story
Cons: negative depictions of women (though its somewhat forgiveable considering the era)
Review by Nini23
April, 19 2001
Pros: Fantastic literary word usage.
Cons: Written in the 1950's with a 50's attitude of male superiority, sure.
Review by Mktresearcher
January, 03 2001
Pros: Memorable writing style, "Big Picture" message described in little actions
Cons: Slow read, frustratingly meandering plot at times, unlikable characters
Review by thelostpenguin
December, 28 2000
Cons: sometimes descriptions become lengthy.
Review by MisterE676
December, 19 2000
Pros: Insightful, entertaining, smooth flow
Cons: A bit abstract at times
Review by Zen425
November, 30 2000
Pros: exact picture of the lust for life
Review by blandkind
October, 09 2000
Pros: beat generation, drugs, booze, friends
Cons: price of books
Review by emilymch
August, 26 2000
Pros: the great american epic--and punk as f*ck
Cons: not for everyone
Review by Peyton13
July, 20 2000
Pros: Great Read
Cons: Style can not work for some readers
Review by _minotaur
June, 15 2000
Pros: Hymns to American Landscape
Cons: Plot, Character Development, Social Irresponsibility
Review by SAEGOOSE
June, 14 2000
Pros: tony writing with underground, urban pulse
Cons: none, he's a legend, a virtual deity