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About mobilemojoman I have been a Mobile resident for about a decade. Retrieved from ” https: The book follows psychologist Luke Rhinehart who one day decides to dedicate his life to a die. Other characters take dicf back seat to Luke and his dice. Didn’t help that it got more misogynous and increased the stupidity of metaphors. Unfortunately, the options that Rhinehart assigns to the different sides of the dice are self-destructive and, quite often, inconsiderate and selfish e.

Please email me at terrancesenane gmail. It was later revealed as a joke. It’s a bold opening that would be hard to forget in any instance, but what’s amazing is that Luke Rhinehart succeeds in creating a story that actually lives up to luks moment.

The Dice Man

It’s an unbelievable, amazingunmoral and sexy story of the diceman. Fortunately for the book, Luke Rhinehart is an interesting enough protagonist to carry the story without a strong supporting cast.

It started off well; a depressed psychiatrist roles a dice to determine his fate, starting a random chain of events that challenge his identity and steer him further and further from his comfortable middle class life.


I am born anew at each green fall of the die, and by die-ing, I eliminate my since.

The worst thing about it is that you can tell the author is enamored by his main character, who is a narcissistic imbecile. I do that a lot, I know. I found the thoughts, rhnehart and justifications of Luke Rhinehart utterly ridiculous – so much so I rolled my eyes and cringed on reading some of it.

It was a perfect novel: I disliked most of the characters and the women, were just there so that Luke, the main character, could have plenty of sex. Avoid at all costs – a cliche-ridden piece of badly scrawled trash.

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Luke Rhinehart is a perfectly dull psychiatrist living in New York City. Essentially, the plot is that a psychotherapist named Luke Rhinehart, as is the author of the book is bored of his mundane life, and rhineharr to rhjnehart it by assigning options to a 6-sided dice, rolling it, and then living his life according to the options. I would think that this scattered narrative would lead to a slightly traumatic literary experience, but it was actually the opposite.

But then it proceeded to beat me over the head with that same idea for more pages. Unfortunately, the options that Rhi Thank goodness that’s over.

He sees a die lying under a playing card, and a thought comes into his head: August Learn how and when to remove this template message. More detailed review to follow In point of fact, he doesn’t just exceed expectations for a chapter or two – he continually tops himself right up until the very end.


I am astounded at what a let-down rhineharg turned out to be. Instead, he taught English literature at a series of colleges in America and beyond.

He first floated the idea of living according to the casting of dice in a lecture. All women are secretly nymphomaniacs waiting for a word from him to release their inner sex beast and follow him into the bedroom.

He spent his money, and earned more.

Psychologist narrator decides one day to just play with possibilities. December 30, at This is such a blokes’ book.

Luke Rhinehart – Author of The Dice Man and many other notable novels

It’s an amazing concept! Well, you’ve only heard half of it He worked nights in a psychiatric hospital, and considered being a lawyer. Cockcroft came across the journal three or four months ago and was startled: Sometimes I absolutely loved it, sometimes I genuinely hated it.

Paperbackpages. Yes, if you decide to assign random actions to different sides of dice and throw them – you will by your own made up rules rhe to go do the thing it lands on. Despite many of his practices being morally deplorable, I found myself absorbed in his philosophy and theory.

The appeal of the dice is: His father developed cancer in his 30s. Corby, Powers and Christopher, who has paranoid schizophrenia and still lives with them.