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Players by Don DeLillo
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Apr 24, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: 2011
Read from April 24 to May 01, 2011

Once again, DeLillo comes through with his uncanny ability to describe. Painting pictures with equal emphasis, be it a sandwich or a terrorist plot, I am really beginning to enjoy his even-handedness in storytelling; it feels to me like he respects me enough as a reader that he will present everything on the same plane and trust me to sort out what is important, rather than cramming it down my throat. Players sits somewhere between a mystery and a maudlin character study, as though Yates or Oates were writing a Martin Ames story. I wouldn't exactly call it a page turner, but it was a really easy book to sink into and enjoy.
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