Joe Clifford Faust's Blog, page 3
December 9, 2012
Elmore Leonard meets Carl Hiaasen in this laugh-out-loud funny novel filled with noble cops, quirky lowlifes, and a wandering pig with a passion for brussel sprouts.
December 5, 2012
Ol’ Pete can really write, but I quickly tired of his spoiled rock star behavior – how many boats and recording studios can one man buy/build?
November 5, 2012
Impressive single volume history of the Second World War, filled with interesting throw-away facts and peculiarities from the era.
October 24, 2012
August 21, 2012
August 17, 2012
Starts with a witty Hornsbyesque situation, develops a bit, and then veers wildly — and unfinishedly — in another direction at the finish. File under “literary”, I suppose.
August 15, 2012
This book is a complete and utter mess. Add Brin to the list of authors who bloat their works because Editors are afraid to tell them the manuscript still needs work (and this one needs a lot). Given two stars because Brin’s ideas are still good… but who told him to start using exclamation points?
August 6, 2012
Keyboard player Rick Wakeman seems to have a target painted on his back, which makes for some great stories. Lucky for us he also happens to be a great storyteller.
June 27, 2012
As interesting as Peckinpah was, this is a disappointment – more an inventory of his work than a look at the man’s personality and creative process.