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Krimis, die man 2016 lesen sollte (VII)

Ich weiß, ich bin mit meiner monatlichen Empfehlungslliste ziemlich in Verzug geraten. Dieser Blogsommer war nicht ganz so, wie ich ihn mir vorgestellt habe. Aber der Herbst wird mir wohl wieder mehr Zeit gönnen. 931 more words

Krimis, Die Man Lesen Sollte

Review: The Devil All the Time

Review for “The Devil All the Time” by Donald Ray Pollock (2011)

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Even though this is only my second time reading Donald Ray Pollock, he’s quickly becoming one of my favorite writers. 247 more words


'The Heavenly Table' Is Both Timely and Timeless

Donald Ray Pollock’s latest novel, The Heavenly Table, feels both timely and timeless, a contradiction that nevertheless holds together in satisfying and surprising ways. Set in 1917, … 724 more words


Marie's Reading: "The Heavenly Table" by Donald Ray Pollock

The Heavenly Table is set in 1917 in and around a small town in Ohio.  One storyline concerns the Jewett brothers, the other a farmer named Ellsworth Fiddler.  267 more words

Book Reviews

Donald Ray Pollock's 'Heavenly Table' Is Set With Violence and Heart

Donald Ray Pollock doesn’t tell the kind of stories you want to read right before bed. Crimespree magazine said The Heavenly Table, Pollock’s latest novel, was like a collaboration between Sam Peckinpah and Cormac McCarthy “during a weeklong meth binge in a whorehouse.” As a compliment. 964 more words


"The Devil All The Time" by Donald Ray Pollock, or Good Lord, this is a bleak and depressing book ...

I am going to buck the trends, and not join those who love this book.
There is much to like. Pollock’s prose is terrific, at times starkly poetic. 513 more words


Book Review: The Heavenly Table

The Heavenly Table by Donald Ray Pollock

Published by Doubleday

This is a multiple perspective story with characters that begin totally independent from one another.  I enjoyed this book and it kept me wanting to come back for more to see which way the plot would turn next.   131 more words