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Philipp Meyer

3.87 of 5 Votes: 2
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The Son (2013)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: A cross between Cormac McCarthy's 'All the Pretty Horses' and Gabriel Garcia Marquez' '100 Years of Solitude'. Meyer traces the rise and fall of a fictional dynastic Texan family from the lead-up to the civil war to current times. Terrific, engaging and absolutely brutal read. No...
American Rust (2009)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Liked it a lot until the last page even though I didn't buy the presumption that Poe would be found guilty of murder. Weren't Isaac's finger prints on the ball that killed the Swede? The relationships between the protagonists needed to be resolved. Did Poe and Isaac simply wal...
Ferrugem Americana (2009)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This was the second book I've read by Philipp Meyer. I enjoyed the book, although it actually ended a bit sooner than I'd expected. Also, he sometimes employs a "stream-of-consciousness" approach that I found slightly more difficult to read than normal, but that's not a big negat...
Ruggine americana (2009)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This was a fine, fine novel. I've said in other reviews that I'm kind of over the use of multiple perspectives, but I think that might be because it has been a while since I read a really good one. This one reminded me how effective it can be. Isaac and Poe were my favorite voice...
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