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Robbers Roost

3.70  ·  Rating Details  ·  180 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Mass Market Paperback, 346 pages
Published 1969 by Pocket (first published 1930)
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Fredrick Danysh
Feb 08, 2016 Fredrick Danysh rated it liked it
In the secluded canyons of Robber's Roost, Jim Wales makes an effort to rescue the kidnapped Helen Herrick in the midst of fighting between two rival gangs. Written in the romantic style of the 1930s.
Donna L Lotz
Aug 03, 2015 Donna L Lotz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

In true Zane Grey style, you feel like you can see the scenery up close and personal. His description of the characters is remarkable so I felt like I knew them personally.
W. Don
Sep 27, 2013 W. Don rated it really liked it
Can there be anything better than reading Zane Grey around the campfire while camping at the Grand Canyon? I think not! Yes, this is a typical formulaic western by Grey, set in the American Southwest (near the Dirty Devil River in SE Utah). Loner cowboy with a vague and shady past meets beautiful woman new to the west and vulnerable. Cowboy saves the day, falls in love, overcomes tremendous odds brought by nature and evil men, kills a few bad guys and demonstrates outstanding shooting skills, an ...more
Miguel Pulido
May 21, 2015 Miguel Pulido rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Lo siento, no he podido terminarlo. Le tenía muchas ganas a Zane Grey, pero la traducción del siglo pasado, llena de manerismos y palabras en desuso, ha impedido que pudiera interesarme por la novela. Habrá que probar otros westerns y otras ediciones más modernas.
Nov 20, 2009 Carma rated it it was ok
My new guilty pleasure is Zane Grey. It's pretty guilty, and it's pretty good. This is one of my new favorites, maybe because the damsel is British? And the characters are good in this one--even the bad dudes are well drawn.
Greg Collver
Nov 16, 2009 Greg Collver rated it liked it
A little too much hillbilly English, but otherwise a pretty good western.
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Pearl Zane Grey was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. As of June 2007, the Internet Movie Database credits Grey with 110 films, one TV episode, and a series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater based loosely on his novels and short stories.
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