6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:July 5, 2003
Take "Trying to Save Piggy Sneed" for what it is, a mismatched collection of "memoirs", short stories, and "homages" to Charles Dickens and Gunter Grass. Unless you like to read about wrestling, the memoirs provide very little true insight into
The short stories range in quality. "Weary Kingdom" was
The homages to Dickens and Grass are somewhat interesting. I decided to give "Great Expectations" a try since
The biggest flaw in my opinion was that the publisher put the notes AFTER the various pieces of writing. I always read those first just to get the background of the story before I read it. For example, it helped me tolerate "
At any rate, I recommend skipping this garage sale and sticking with