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In Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas, many of the same issues and interests that Robbins has presented in his first five novels are discussed once again. Robbins moves his focus in this novel to a criticism of the values of the 1980s, the selfishness and greed that came to be seen as a motivation for the leveraged buyouts and takeovers characteristic of the decade. In this novel too, Robbins offers love as the antidote to greed and self-interest and as the first step in the process of self-discovery and spiritual development. Discussion groups might be interested in considering the authenticity of Robbins's view of the decade. Are the people he creates to fill the Bull & Bear bar genuine representatives of the stockbrokers and analysts of the 1980's? Additionally, are the kinds of relationships that he suggests lead to personal freedom and happiness possible? Do real men and...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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