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Review: The Heavenly Table

Review for “The Heavenly Table” by Donald Ray Pollock (2016)

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

At this point in my reading life, I’ll read anything that Donald Ray Pollock writes. 304 more words


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