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by Colson Whitehead
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 1 year ago
I DNF at 21 percent. I tried to finish this book, but honestly nothing was grabbing me at all. Initially, I was intrigued about how Whitehead would weave in John Henry into the story, but instead we seem to be flip flopping between different narrative styles. I really loved "Underground Railroad" an...
coffee & ink
coffee & ink rated it 11 years ago
John Henry Days is more expansive and more diffuse than the other Whitehead novels I've read (The Intuitionist and Apex Hides the Hurt), each of which focuses on a single character -- indeed a single character solving or resolving a mystery, although not always one they're aware of in the beginning....
SJane rated it 14 years ago
Irritatingly overwritten.
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