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Would you listen to Struck by Genius again? Why?
What did you like best about this story?
The determination Jason ultimately found. I wasn't aware of synaesthesia, but now I do. I'm glad I listened to this book.
Which character – as performed by Jeff Cummings and Kate Rudd – was your favorite?
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
When Jason took the time to understand the guys with Cerebral Palsy.
Any additional comments?
Jason makes me wish I was good in science.
Somewhere here there is an interesting story, even if mischaracterized by the title. Experiencing the writing is nothing short of painful. 10% of this book contains a loose collection of unstructured poorly phrased content. The other 90% is a raw, stream of consciousness blather with: off topic tangents that suddenly start and just as abruptly end, questionable opinions conflated with fact, irrelevant event minutiae and conversations with customers at his futon store, confusing and heavily qualified metaphor, extensive unnecessary explanation of common concepts coupled with the unexplained use of uncommon concepts, and, a staggering number of sentences somehow completely void of purpose. This "book" could be edited down to short article. In a sentence, Jason appears to be experiencing a kind of permanent mushroom trip, with all the visual, awe, and delusional trappings. If there's any genius here, the lack of editing might reveal a kind of unintended truth. That truth is, brain injury is very serious business, and it's probably more likely to cause the delusion of genius and insight than actual genius or insight.
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