Mirror Reversal

Adult
Rated 5.00/5 based on 3 reviews
Ever since social psych class in the early ‘60s, I was enthralled by William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. Many readers of the novel were alarmed without knowing why. The story is an allegory of Freudian psychoanalytic theory where each character represents an aspect of the theory—superego, ego and id. They were reading the story of humanity.

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Words: 82,690
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301348930
About Richard Goscicki

A graduate of NYU's class of '66, Rich was prevented by the draft from continuing study in the love of his life, social psychology. Instead of Viet Nam, Rich taught biology in private schools in NYC, then moved to Florida where he worked various jobs in healthcare.
He is retired now but still continues to study and write.
He is an active humanist with Husbay and dreams of the day when organized religion will cease to be a mental cage that has entralled the mind since ancient times.
His religion "None" is the fastest growing on the planet.

Reviews

Review by: Rick Herrick on June 26, 2013 :
A great read! I give it five stars. The characters are enchanting, very well developed, the plot is intriguing, the descriptions of New York City interesting, and the ideas that swirl around within the story are stimulating. It's a book taylor made for a book club with members that thrive on lively discussions.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Ernest Kinnie on June 17, 2013 :
Maybe this book was written by a guy who has led a full, life, with his eyes wide open, and a great imagination. But, I suspect it was written by a woman with a fake name, who has had considerable real world experience on the street, to put it as nicely as I can. Either way, the settings in the book are wonderfully REAL and so are the people. Beautifully written, outrageous, and over the top. The book is either hilariously funny or horribly serious, depending on your mood and belief system.

I read the hard cover edition a year ago but only gave it four stars because parts of the book were a little too polemical for me. No problem this time. Now the polemics are nicely woven into the story, so it well deserves an unqualified 5 stars. If you want a fun romp in the sun and a weird journey through the mirror, buy the book.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)

Review by: Angela Lerner on June 15, 2013 :
A must read page turner.....well written with a great depth and perception of Humanity.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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