Rollins is a machine full of human feeling, and he’s in tune to what the world is really like, how horribly unfair, unpredictable, and atrocious it can be, how unusual and depressing late night insomniac despair can get. If you’ve ever felt like introspective suffering is an unavoidable, natural part of life, especially to thinkers, you’re in for one of the best treats you’ll ever come across in overlooked literature. Jul 30, Keiron rated it really liked it. Short stories and prose of loneliness, love, humiliation, death, depression and violence. The hard blade of silence is clean like night. I was living in NYC at the time and the word defined how the city made me feel.

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I don’t quite know what would be considered a spoiler so I’ll quote what Henry wrote at rollis back of this book: The hand of silence is steady. I personally loved this book!

Solipsist – Henry Rollins – Google Books

Rollins never does and for anyone that is struggling or trying to make sense of people, of themselves or humanity as a whole should really pick this book up. I absolutely loved this book, but it is not for the faint of heart. I was an alien in my childhood home and everywhere I went wolipsist this spoke to me in a way that nothing else could. But for some reason it still sits in my mind. To be solipsistic is to totally realize the ego and the nightmare of utter self-possession. At times I agreed and or sympathized with him, other times I pitied him, and even got frustrated with him.


I fell in love with this book. It took me much longer than it should have to finish as sometimes the negativity was too much to bear. Preview — Solipsist by Henry Rollins. Pgw- Poetry – pages.

Solipsist (Henry Rollins)

I liked that he had edgy ideas and a different look at life and society. If you are familiar with Rollins work it is often intense read but on occasion, it has often beautiful glimmers of self-analysis of himself.

henry rollins solipsist

So Some people say that you can’t put a good book down. It’s basically a mad collection of journal entries of a rolilns Solipsist is a book that shouldn’t exist. The moon never asks you to go to war to defend it. I also found it very interesting from a psychological perspective. He’s cynical, he’s jaded, he’s self-possessed, but he’s also intelligent, observant, and frank.

After joining the short-lived Washington, D.

Solipsist by Henry Rollins

Nothing but love for this book! You don’t have what it takes to go the hard way. The book is listed as fiction, but from a clearly autobiographical place.


henry rollins solipsist

I read this when I was going through my Rollins phase. Lists with This Book. You are the impassioned truth wanting to scream its existence, to be forever trapped by a strong hand clapped firmly over the henr of my soul.

Refresh and try again. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. I hate wasting my time on a book. I read it when I wasn’t really gripped with depression but it spoke to me because it is never far from how I’m feeling. I highly recommend this book and can see myself re-reading it over and over again. This is far more metaphorical My Favorite Rollis book. Jul 17, Shhhtevie St.

This book really summed up my thoughts, made them static and put them to paper. Jan 04, Gerardo B.