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Willy Vlautin

3.94 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Willy Vlautin
The Free (2014)
4.01 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: One of the most beautiful, if depressing, books I've ever read. However, the author's constant use of "alright" (rather than the more correct "all right") made me a bit crazed and took away from my enjoyment of the book. I realize that "alright" is gaining acceptance, but I'm jus...
Lean On Pete (2010)
3.99 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: The third of Willy Vlautin's four rock-solid novels, Lean on Pete gives us another yarn full of hunger and tremendous struggle in a cruel, hard-scrabble world. His characters are rich and deep, full of contradictions, and the places these people live and breath are wrought with c...
De ruwe weg (Lean on Pete) (2010)
3.99 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Vlautin obviously knows his Carver, but there is enough of his own unique voice to make Lean On Pete stand out. Simple, clean prose with great depth. Not everything works--a few cliches work their way in, and a few of the scenes resolve far too tidily for this type of story. But ...
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