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Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon
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Feb 05, 2012

it was ok
Read from January 26 to February 05, 2012

The book was a masterpiece. I only rated it OK because I found the main character to be so utterly amoral and despicable - it was a hard book to "like" - I begrudgingly admire the craft that went into creating such a monster, and at the same time making it so difficult to view the other characters sympathetically. An utterly dark, dreary existence chronicled in an exceptional way - I can see why this is considered by many to be Simenon's masterpiece. Give me Maigret most days of the week, though!
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