Cielo di sabbia
Publish date: June 21st 2011
Pages no: 234
Edition language: Italian
I've been reading Joe Lansdale for a long time. I haven't been there since the beginning, but I discovered him around 1994 and found a lot of reasons to come back to him. He has a very natural storytelling style, he tells stories with great theme and atmosphere, and his voice doesn't disappoint. ...
In order: sad, scary, sweet. And all the while pure Lansdale telling a tale no other could. A simply wonderful book.
***FINAL RATING: 2.65 STARS***CATVHALLOddly enough, this book touched me. I put off reading it for a long time, a really long time, but by the time I really got around to reading it I was pleasantly surprised. It could have been better, but it could have been far worse. I really only had one major p...
Lansdale's YA novel about three children orphaned and adrift during the Great Depression starts out as not very YA. In the first few pages, one child's father hangs himself, another father dies under a overturn tractor to the indifference of his daughter and son, and the three children are stealing ...
"The wind could blow down a full-grown man, but it was the dust that was the worst."This was a pleasantly surprising story of adventure and camaraderie found in the midst of heartbreaking loss during The Great Depression.Jack Catcher has recently lost both parents, the money's gone, the dog's gone, ...
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