The Accidental Tourist

The Accidental Tourist Macon Leary Is A Travel Writer Who Hates Both Travel And Anything Out Of The Ordinary He Is Grounded By Loneliness And An Unwillingness To Compromise His Creature Comforts When He Meets Muriel, A Deliciously Peculiar Dog Obedience Trainer Who Up Ends Macon S Insular World And Thrusts Him Headlong Into A Remarkable Engagement With Life.

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  • Paperback
  • 355 pages
  • The Accidental Tourist
  • Anne Tyler
  • 22 November 2018
  • 0140083405

10 thoughts on “The Accidental Tourist

  1. says:

    It looks like I m in the minority here, but I really did not enjoy this book I couldn t sympathize with any of the characters I thought Macon was whiny and indecisive I couldn t be compelled to care about what he wanted, mostly because it was never made clear to me exactly what that was He just seemed to bump along with whatever happened More than anything else, my problem with this book is that nothing happened I kept thinking that possibly in the next chapter ...

  2. says:

    Love is in the air or maybe anxiously repressed in February and my romantic literature jag concludes with The Accidental Tourist, the 1985 novel by Anne Tyler and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction that year Like all of my reads in the shortest month of the year, this was my introduction to the author and I found much of Tyler s story to be an absolute delight This is a novel by and for mature adults that finds a wonderful balance between the melancholy of losing a Love is in the air or maybe anxiously repressed in February and my romantic literature jag concludes with The Accidental Tourist, the 1985 novel by Anne Tyler and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction that year Like all of my reads in the shortest month of the year, this was my introduction to the author and I found much of Tyler s story to be an absolute delight This is a novel by and for mature adults that finds a wonderful balance between the melancholy of losing a child and long term spouse in the same year and the excitement of meeting someone new, with its awkwardness...

  3. says:

    Accidental tourists are pretty annoying These are those pesky travelers who refuse to give up all their customs, their comforts refuse to get lost a little in the foreignness, to LIVE And this book isn t A success then considering the subject matter Yeah, the protagonist is a huge bore as he has one of the best jobs of all time is doubly douche ey, but he has a reason to be maudlin and dissatisfied Lifetime Movie Network viewers would have a blast the ...

  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Burying one s child is against the flow of nature, said the wife of the Speaker of the House Philippine Congress in her eulogy for her 16 year old daughter several years ago Her only daughter got burned when their short circuited Christmas tree went in flames The clueless poor daughter was sleeping and got trapped inside her room No one was with here in the house when that happened.This is one thought that, whenever it crosses my mind, I always whisk away immediately the death of my chil Burying one s child is against the flow of nature, said the wife of the Speaker of the House Philippine Congress in h...

  5. says:

    Julie and Joe talk about Anne Tyler and Larry McMurtry as a writer who accurately communicates my desire to read and write about the two things that mean the most to me in this life heart and groin Which, Julie, lol, groin, that s right there with moist on the list of Words That Could Technically Be About Sex...

  6. says:

    Yet another simple, but beautiful story from Anne Tyler about Macon whose son died a couple of years ago, and whose wife suddenly decides to leave him Macon is a middle aged man, and he has no idea how to continue living on his own It s remarkable to see what changes he goes through during the 400 pages of this novel, and it s an inspiration to read about him as well as the people he surrounds himself with Throughout most of this book, I was thinking to myself What exactly is it that makes m Yet another simple, but beautiful story from Anne Tyler about Macon whose son died a couple of years ago, and whose wife suddenly decides to leave him Macon is a middle aged man, and he has no idea how to continue living on his own It s remarkable to see what changes he goes through during the 400 pages of this novel, and it s an inspiration to read about him as well as the people he surrounds himself with Throughout most of this book, I was thinking to myself What exactly is it that makes me like this book so much It s almost too simple to deserve a 4 star rating, but after having finished it I believe that it s the underlying messages and themes of life that makes it deserve 4 stars from me I was comforted when reading this novel because I quickly fell in love with the characters as well as the less than lovely dog Edward It made me feel good to r...

  7. says:

    This is a warm, wise, funny, heart breaking and ultimately life affirming book In Macon Leary, the man who writes travel books for people who hate to travel, Tyler has created an amazing character His damaged psyche, his vulnerability, the gradual changes in his character and outlook as he starts to connect with the messiness of living leap off the page This book makes me laugh out loud one moment and brings tears to my eyes the next Although Macon is the centre of the novel, the supporting This is a warm, wise, funny, heart breaking and ultimately life affirming book In Macon Leary, the man who writes travel books for people who hate to travel, Tyler has created an amazing character His damaged psyche, his vulnerability, the gradual changes in his character and outlook as he starts to connect with the messiness of living leap off the page This book makes me laugh out loud one moment and brings tears to my eyes the next Although Macon is the centre of the novel, the supporting characters are also wonderful creations There s Muriel vulnerable and n...

  8. says:

    Macon Leary writes travel companions under the nom de plume The Accidental Tourist The irony is that while he helps thousands of people keep their lives together as they travel, he cannot help his own life from falling apart before his eyes.This is my first Anne Tyler, a writer who I ve always relegated to someone that my mother might enjoy To give context, my mother s reading habits consist of whatever was 3 for 2 in Tesco However, since many people who I respect have given very positive rev Macon Leary writes travel c...

  9. says:

    I ve read and enjoyed most of Anne Tyler s novels starting with Searching for Caleb, which author Don Barthelme recommended to me years ago A character from one of her first books I think it was If Morning Ever Comes provided the name I later gave to my daughter The Accidental Tourist strikes closest to home with its theme of coping with a profound loss and then the ultimate redemption that comes from such an unexpected direction It was while reading this book in about 1987 that I first f I ve read and enjoyed most of Anne Tyler s novels starting with Searching for Caleb, which author Don Barthelme recommended to me years ago A character from one of her first books I think it was If Morning Ever Comes provided the name I later gave to my daughter The Accidental Tourist strikes closest to home with its theme of coping with a profound loss and then the ultimate redemption that comes from such an...

  10. says:

    I do love Anne Tyler and this book was, per usual, a great read.

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