White Noise – Don DeLillo

This was my first book by Don Delillo. White Noise starts off strong: a quirky, satirical family + an airborne toxic event + an evacuation + impending death and destruction. The first half of the book was brilliant but it took a very drastic turn down from there. The last 150 pages contained a few interesting lines on mortality and death but not much more than that. It became somewhat painful to finish.
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While I will certainly read more of DeLillo’s works, I wouldn’t recommend White Noise.
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Are there any books that come to mind with a strong start but you had to trudge through to finish?
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Any of DeLillo’s other books that I should check out?
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