Some might like this and some might not, but let’s face it, the film is pretty vague in parts. Wave it goodbye and bid it good luck in its further travels. Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series , Volume 3, ed. Travis’s world isn’t ours. This is a very interesting book; its written in a slangy, stream of consciousness style that effectively captures the fractured mind of Travis Bickle. Well, I’m the only one here. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Orion rated it really liked it Jun 16, Taxi Driver by Richard Elman. He traveled on assignment for GEO richarc with the photojournalist Susan Meiselas and his text accompanied her photos of the Sandinistan rebels.
Return to Book Page. At times it verges on being almost incomprehensible, but that’s okay. Views Read Edit View history.
Dec 09, George K. For the British businessman, see Richard Samuel Elman. He must have gotten on the right medication after the shoot-out.
Not only did it exist, it went through six printings. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.
It’s an impressive little read. Claus rated it really liked it Feb 16, It This is a very interesting book; its written in a slangy, stream of consciousness style that effectively captures the fractured mind of Travis Bickle.
A perfect companion piece to a film that I love more with each viewing. His parents were Yiddish -speaking and came to the United States at the turn of the 20th century from Russo-Poland. Sep 07, Beauregard Shagnasty rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m God’s lonely man.
Novelizations are usually horrible. TaziTaxi Driver. Nuri Mourino rated it it was ok Jan 03, Richard Elman captures the rhythm and cadences of Travis Bickle’s ellman really well, and there are a lot of creative misspellings and weird punctuation that work to get you inside the character’s head in ways that a film can’t. Just unreadable all around.
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In the beginning of the read, I noticed that the writing seemed bad. Open Preview See a Problem? Not that accolades such as this are actually important but it just proves the high status of the film and by association the high status of this book.
Enrique Villa rated it it was ok Dec 06, Elman studied English and creative writing at Stanford University M. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Carlitos Guevara rated taci liked it Dec 27, It’s all interesting stuff. The terrifying thriller of a night rider in New York by Richard Elman.