Publish date: February 27th 2001
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
What is there to say about this book? The environment of these characters, and the characters themselves for that matter, is sad, a little pathetic and sometimes contemptible - but things slowly turn around. Carey created some of the most eccentric characters I've read in awhile, and it is strangely...
I have been racking my brain trying to remember the name of this book ever since joining goodreads, so that I could put it on my "read" list.I've just found it -- seconds ago!! -- in a pile under my living room coffee table. Which tells you how well (badly) I catalogue my books, not to mention reme...
Francis Orme may be one of the greatest characters in literature, not because he is warm and lovable (quite the contrary) but because of the way he draws strong emotional reactions from the reader. This reader is no exception. I went from feeling suspicious about him to really wondering about his mo...
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