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Ablutions - Patrick deWitt

If you like books about alcohol, this is the book for you. DeWitt’s debut novel is an amazingly enthralling tale of demise. We follow the downward spiral of a young barmen in Hollywood; as the novel goes on we see the unnamed barman protagonist descend into a life of booze, with increasingly negative consequences. 239 more words

#5: A book with an unreliable narrator

Mind blown…

One of my students insisted that I read Ablutions by Patrick Dewitt. I was planning on reading it over Spring Break but I had a window of time last Friday, sans kids.   142 more words

Book Challenge - 2017

I don't know if I liked the book or not, but I'd definitely see the movie. CBR9 Review 8.

Sometimes, when you read a book, you can’t help but picture the story in your head, almost as if it were a movie. And sometimes, you get the feeling that a book was pretty much written so that it could eventually become a movie. 516 more words

UNDERMAJORDOMO MINOR, by Patrick deWitt [2015]

R. Tim Morris’ Rating: 7/10

If ever there was a novel that could be labelled “Irreverent” this would be it. Probably by a landslide. However, through all the flippancy, I’m not entirely sure what… 202 more words


Best Books I Read in 2016

It’s rare for me to read a book that was published recently as there are so many classics and modern greats for me to catch up on that there’s not much room on my shelves for new fiction. 1,693 more words


Undermajordomo Minor~ My Review

Have you ever felt like a book was written specifically for you? As though the writer secretly knows and creates a story that perfectly fits with who you are? 268 more words


Book Review: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

The first word that comes to mind about The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt is philosophical. And like many good western stories, movie and otherwise, this novel is full of dark and gritty greatness. 475 more words