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
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
It’s that time of year again: the longlist for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s richest literary prize, has been announced.
There are 147 titles on the list — from all corners of the world — all of which have been nominated by librarians, making it a proper “readers’ prize”. 529 more words
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt ****
‘Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. Across 1000 miles of Oregon desert his assassins, the notorious Eli and Charlie Sisters, ride – fighting, shooting, and drinking their way to Sacramento. 602 more words