House of Earth
Publish date: October 22nd 2013
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Dass Woody Guthrie auch einen guten poetischen Roman schreiben kann, habe ich nicht erwartet, ich wollte aber unbedingt überprüfen, ob der Komponist wundervoller Balladen es auch als Romanautor draufhat. Wahnsinn der Mann kann wirklich erzählen - die Geschichte hat sehr viele Facetten, ist sehr sozi...
House of Earth is probably a high 3, but I just can't imagine recommending it to anyone. It's a very original novel, and an interesting one, but the characters are so annoying as to be nearly unsympathetic.
Woody is as masterful with prose as he is with lyrics in this novel written in 1947 but unpublished until now. His prose is pungent and exuberant, vibrant and witty. This novel stands up to any of John Steinbeck's best works.
read my full review: http://bit.ly/ZrDMnbMy opinion: I will never forget an outraged Dennis Green, coach of the AZ Cardinals, after a butt whoopin' by the Chicago Bears in 1996 screaming on the podium "They were who we thought they were!" Well, in regards to House of Earth, it is what I thought it w...
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