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Holly Holly said: " This is pretty engrossing. I love the way Dubus switches point of view among the prinicipal characters. The air of desperation and sense of doom is pretty heavy, so I am taking this one bit by bit. "

 

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Big Machine by Victor LaValle
Big Machine
by Victor LaValle
read in August, 2009
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Victor LaValle led a great fiction writers workshop I took part in last summer, and I remain in contact with him as a mentor. Great guy. He shared a lot of his life and personal struggles with the workshop attendees, so reading this (as well as his p ...more
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The Garden of Last Days by Andre Dubus III
The Garden of Last Days
by Andre Dubus III
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This is pretty engrossing. I love the way Dubus switches point of view among the prinicipal characters. The air of desperation and sense of doom is pretty heavy, so I am taking this one bit by bit.
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House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
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The World Is What It Is by Patrick French
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So far, engrossing. I love Naipaul's work and continue to be fascinated by his misanthropic behavior, apparent self-loathing and egotism, bigotry, and magic way with language.

August -- OK, I am still reading this. It's very rich and -- for me -- nee
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A Most Wanted Man by John le Carré
A Most Wanted Man
by John le Carré
read in November, 2008
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So far so good! I had to stop myself from finishing this in one night, so I could stretch out the enjoyment...
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In the Heat by Ian Vasquez
In the Heat
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