Publish date: April 10th 2006
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 313
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, African American
This is a difficult book. I'm not sure how to classify it, is it magic realism? It's quite good, but a bit unsettling. But, the point, for me, in reading Mosley is to be unsettled. Mosley writes extremely well, but tells me how life is from the perspective of African Americans. It's a life I need to...
So I've had this one on my radar for awhile. After reading Ptolomy Grey, I was even more excited and so maybe my rating of 3 (instead of 4) is in part disappointment. Going in, I was convinced that this would be a 5 star book and so I'm having a hard time deciding between 3 and 4; maybe I should j...
Huh? Seriously? This book was really badly written. I don't have a copy with me right now so I can't quote. Just take my word for it. I can't believe anyone is taking this novel seriously. The story was somewhat interesting. However, Mosley knows only one device to move the plot forward - kill someb...