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Day 910: The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers is a book I read for my Walter Scott Prize project, but it also turns out to qualify for my Man Booker Prize project… 200 more words


Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt

I, like most everyone else, was a big fan of deWitt’s runaway hit (heh, that rhymed) The Sisters Brothers, so my expectations for the follow-up were of average height—which, for a shorty like me, is pretty high. 132 more words


The position (Mr Olderglough assigned it the name of undermajordomo, which Lucy and Father Raymond decided was not a word at all) was lowly and the pay mirrored this but Lucy, having nothing better to do, and nowhere in the world to be … embraced his fate and wrote back to Mr Olderglough, formally accepting the offer, a decision which led to many things, …

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The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
Published 2011
325 pages

“…I am happy to welcome you to a town peopled in morons exclusively. Furthermore, I hope that your transformation to moron is not an unpleasant experience.” 675 more words


Book Review - The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt

Book Review – The Sisters Brothers – Patrick deWitt


  •    Book: The Sisters Brothers
  •    Author: Patrick deWitt
  •    Genre: Fiction / Western
  •    Year of Release: 2011…
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Book Review

Book Corner – March 2016 (3)

Undermajordomo Minor – Patrick deWitt

I had been unsure whether to get this book and then shortly after Christmas it appeared in one of those basement priced Amazon deals and so like a lizard spotting a careless fly I snapped it up. 493 more words