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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

One-Liners

Quoted: Undermajordomo Minor

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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Books

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt


The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
Published 2011
325 pages
Fiction

“…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

Books

Book Review - The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt

Book Review – The Sisters Brothers – Patrick deWitt

Facts:

  •    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

Culture

Guns, Grit & A Guffawing Good Time: A Review of The Sisters Brothers

There are rare literary lottery moments when there comes a book so captivating, so entertaining, so utterly can’t-put-done worthy that I not only want to shout about it from the rooftops, but feel compelled to. 724 more words

Prattling

Undermajordomo Minor ~ A Capsule Book Review

Undermajordomo Minor ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp 

Undermajordomo Minor is a novel by Patrick DeWitt set in an unidentified and unidentifiable time and place. 655 more words