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Galveston - Nic Pizzolatto
Galveston
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3.42 60
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781439166642 (1439166641)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Noir
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MUNDO NO ESCRITO
MUNDO NO ESCRITO rated it
5.0 Galveston
Este libro no solo me atrapó sino que me emocionó muchisimo al final. Sin duda Pizzolatto es mucho mas que "el creador de True Detective", es un escritor con todas las letras y todos los recursos narrativos para atrapar y enamorar al lector. Es una novela cruda y humana. Un libro hermoso.
Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
4.5 Non-Redemptive Noir
BOOK REVIEW: Great roman Noir by Nic Pizzolatto, creator of "True Detective". If you like books like Dennis Lehan's Mystic River and other non-redemptive noir novels like the classic of the genre Nightmare Alley you'll really enjoy this.Solidly written, thoughtful exploration of an anti-hero who t...
brandonsears
brandonsears rated it
5.0 Galveston
"I knew the past wasn’t real. It was only an idea, and the thing I’d wanted to touch, to brush against, the feeling I couldn’t name—it just didn’t exist. It was only an idea, too."Roy Cady is diagnosed with a terminal illness and if that ain’t bad enough, his boss wants to put him in the ground as s...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 Galveston
Like most everyone else who saw the TV show, I decided to read Galveston after enjoying HBO's "True Detective." I didn't need to know much more about it other than the fact that it was the same author, and that the novel got some good recognition even before the show was such a hit. I figured it wou...
TezMillerOz
TezMillerOz rated it
3.0 Galveston: A Novel
The hero refers to specific women (his ex, and his new acquaintance) as "sluts", so he's more of an anti-hero - not as bad as "the bad guys". But he is violent to people, and kills them if it suits his purpose. Eighteen-year-old Rocky may legally be an adult, but she is still a teenager, and older g...
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