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Author Toole's Book Reviews

A Confederacy of Dunces
Ignatius J. Reilly is a bumbling, unemployed thirty-something who lives with his mother in the outskirts of New Orleans. An interesting chain of events binds the lives of several characters to Ignatius, and the ultimate outcome rests on the actions of Ignatius that result from his disconnect with reality and desire to leave the modern world and return to a medieval era. The realistic dialogue and character portraits only add to the humorous tale of "a ...