Publish date: January 15th 2011
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
A lively, vibrant, cracking good read about an African American DJ who travels to Germany to find the composer of a particularly arresting piece of music. I had a lot of fun reading this vivacious, raunchy and bittersweet novel. The plot bounces along on the elastic language and nicely sketched char...
You don't have to be a jazz fan to enjoy Slumberland but it helps. Paul Beatty not only knows a hell of a lot about jazz but he writes like a jazz musician. He states the theme, write like a maniac around it, wanders off into imaginative detours then miraculously returns to the theme. His writing is...
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