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Fortunate Son - Walter Mosley
Fortunate Son
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781852429317 (1852429313)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Edition language: English
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Fortunate Son
This is a difficult book. I'm not sure how to classify it, is it magic realism? It's quite good, but a bit unsettling. But, the point, for me, in reading Mosley is to be unsettled. Mosley writes extremely well, but tells me how life is from the perspective of African Americans. It's a life I need to...
madbkwm rated it
So I've had this one on my radar for awhile. After reading Ptolomy Grey, I was even more excited and so maybe my rating of 3 (instead of 4) is in part disappointment. Going in, I was convinced that this would be a 5 star book and so I'm having a hard time deciding between 3 and 4; maybe I should j...
Bookish Quotes
Bookish Quotes rated it
2.0 Fortunate Son: A Novel
Huh? Seriously? This book was really badly written. I don't have a copy with me right now so I can't quote. Just take my word for it. I can't believe anyone is taking this novel seriously. The story was somewhat interesting. However, Mosley knows only one device to move the plot forward - kill someb...
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