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The Death of Sweet Mister by Daniel Woodrell
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Mar 09, 2012

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Read from March 05 to 09, 2012

Superbly-written book that I enjoyed the process of reading. Woodrell's unique style never ceases to impress me, especially since I live in the Ozark region. The twists in the story, however, are what made me not like it a lot. Three stars is for "I liked it," but I didn't think it was amazing because the content is so dreary. It doesn't have to be happy to "think it was amazing," but having what happens depress the hell out of me kind of killed the buzz.
Characters in Woodrell's stories seem to go either one way (straight to your heart) or the other (to where you loath them). His books continue to create a reaction in me, though, so they are definitely worth the time spent getting through them.
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03/05/2012 page 18
9.0%
03/07/2012 page 125
60.0% "Loving Shuggie but fearing what may happen to him! Poor kid."
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