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Undermajordomo Minor - Patrick deWitt

This is the second of the two deWitt novels I found in my brothers room. He is one of my best friends favourite authors, hence I had to explore his writing. 212 more words

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 This morning, in browsing the internet, I came across Stacey May Fowles’ latest book.

 

I loved Fowles’ novel Infidelity and so I was naturally curious and eager to read about her new book, which, in turn, led me to Stacey May’s answer to… 200 more words

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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

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