Daniel Polansky's Reviews > The Hustler
Daniel Polansky's review
Jun 28, 2016
Loved this. Loved it. The perfect antidote to the last five. The story of Fast Eddie's attempt to become the greatest pool player in America, a hill that he must climb over the corpse of Minnesota Fats (the names, right? The Names!) Fast, sharply written, a meditation on, basically, the Will to Power as expressed over a pool table. The character sketches are divine, I spent a lot of time reading it and laughing loudly in bars. Definitely check this out.
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June 28, 2016 – Shelved
June 28, 2016 – Finished Reading