Publish date: July 4th 2013
Publisher: Granata Books
Pages no: 116
Edition language: English
A difficult read. It fehlt very melancholy for me, though it was told with some kind of distance.
A solid story, sad and satisfying, one which might, initially, provoke feelings of déjà vu in those who’ve read A Prayer for the Dying. An American mountain man, stoic and self-sufficient, enjoys an all too brief period of love and intimacy before tragedy and loss impose, and he’s left to fend for a...
A strange little book mixing humor and tragedy like a drink that you don't particularly care for but feel compelled to finish.
I decided to review all the books I read, and it's been tough because of how much I've enjoyed the books I've come across since making that decision.At just over 100 small-cut pages, Train Dreams is billed as a novella, but it has everything you could ever want in a novel: shootings, birth, death, l...
A tall tale of the American West told with a very modern, humanistic writing style. The brutality of everyday existence in the old West is highlighted with great craft and beauty. The tall tale (less realistic) elements are all the more creepy because they are shared with the same no-nonsense pros...