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Adam Ross

3.29 of 5 Votes: 1
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Ladies and Gentlemen (2011)
3.63 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I really like how Adam Ross writes, which lets me forgive when his collection doesn't tread new ground. I was interested and engaged throughout the book, which is really rare especially for a collection. Recommended for people that aren't looking for something groundbreaking bu...
Mr. Peanut (2010)
3.26 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The frontispiece of this book has a quote from Michiko Kakutani's review in the NY Times which raves that this novel is: "Dark, dazzling... the debut of an enormously talented writer." What is masked by those points of ellipsis is the phrase "and deeply flawed." Yes: deep, deep...
Ladies and Gentlemen. Adam Ross (2000)
3.62 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This story collection is dark, funny and undeniably captivating. Adam Ross clearly lets you know what each story is "about" without anything ever coming across as too heavy handed. Throughout each tale his characters are impossibly real and fleshed out so well that I often found ...
Ladies & Gentlemen (2012)
3.62 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I like Adam's narrative. I like the disruptive, unsettling themes prevalent throughout his collection (isolation, de facto infidelity. fatalism, moral ambiguity), which make for guilty neo-noir pleasures. I like the pacing of a majority of the tales, and the plausible realism of ...
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