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by Nic Pizzolatto
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MUNDO NO ESCRITO
MUNDO NO ESCRITO rated it 6 years ago
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 6 years ago
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 6 years ago
"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 6 years ago
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 6 years ago
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...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 6 years ago
If you choose to read GALVESTON, by Nick Pizzolatto, be prepared for one helluva tragic journey through a bleak landscape. I was drawn into the dingy atmosphere of this book and swept away into a world where I could see and smell and touch everything. Pizzolatto's prose is simplistic but punchy. The...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 7 years ago
GALVESTON Review If you choose to read GALVESTON, by Nick Pizzolatto, be prepared for one helluva tragic journey through a bleak landscape. I was drawn into the dingy atmosphere of this book and swept away into a world where I could see and smell and touch everything. Pizzolatto's prose is simplisti...
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it 7 years ago
Nic Pizzolatto’s Galveston is dark, bleak, brutal, intense, and at times heartbreaking. And it’s also a fantastic debut novel from a talented writer. The author is also the creator of HBO’s True Detective. This story isn’t as complex as that series, but it does offer complex characters. Characters t...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it 7 years ago
When terminally ill mob thug Roy Cady is instructed to do a job without taking bringing a gun, he gets suspicious. The situation goes south and soon Roy is on the run with a packet of important papers and an 18 year old sex kitten named Rocky. What will kill Roy first? The cancer or the mob?Like eve...
Kealan Patrick Burke
Kealan Patrick Burke rated it 7 years ago
Shades of Lehane and McCarthy, and as with some of McCarthy's work, GALVESTON, at times, requires a modicum of patience from the reader.Still, this is an impeccably written, almost poetic tale about the destruction of self, and how an inherently corrupt nature can be a black hole for those you wish ...
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