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Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 476 KB
v The author of the book: Denis Johnson
Edition: Mondadori
Date of issue: January 26th 2012
ISBN: 8439724802
ISBN 13: 9788439724803
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Okay, so I'll take back my fifteen-year-old pronouncement based on nothing but adolescent prejudice, and finally admit it: Denis Johnson is a really good writer. I wish I could write like Denis Johnson, unless that'd mean I'd also have to dress like Denis Johnson, and start going around in the off-channel-quickly-canceled-nineties-cop-show style purple blazer he's wearing in his author's photo. In that case I guess I'll just go on writing like me, and live with the depressing and thoroughly unexciting consequences of this.

I really enjoyed this book! I don't see how anyone who doesn't like any crime fiction at least a little bit wouldn't. It made me think of that trend over the past few years in trendy upscale restaurants, of presenting lowbrow American classics in somewhat gussied-up forms. You know, like White Castle-style Sliders but with free-range Niman Ranch beef, or S'mores made with organic chocolate and home-baked graham crackers and locally-grown marshmallows.... you know? Nobody Move was free-range, Farmers' Market Elmore Leonard, which is not at all to say Johnson's a better writer than Leonard, just that this felt like it cost a lot more per plate.

Or per word, which it did, and that brings me to the problem: PORTION SIZE, DENIS! I know short can be sweet and that size shouldn't matter, but if I'd paid the $23 for this advertised "novel" instead of getting it from the library, I would've been pissed. I would've felt like I'd just been cut out of my portion of an embezzled $2.3 million, and hopped in my distinctive automobile to embark on a mad and ruthless quest for revenge.... I started the book this morning on my commute to work, and I finished it before I reached my station on the way home this evening. Okay, so to be fair I did a good amount of traveling around at work on the train today, but still. This is the personal preference of a helpless blabbermouth who obviously believes that more is more despite evidence against it, but I didn't feel I spent quite enough time with these characters to get to know them how I wanted to, which is sort of a compliment.

Anyway, despite all my whining, I did think this was great. I wouldn't pay for it, though. Borrow this from the library, and bring an extra book along in case you finish so you don't get stranded. Have you ever gone out to a fancy restaurant then stopped by the Dairy Queen for a Blizzard later because you were still hungry? That might happen here. Still, it tastes terrific while you're eating, and I do recommend it.


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Ebook Que nadie se mueva read Online! Poet, playwright and author Denis Johnson was born in Munich, West Germany in 1949 and was raised in Tokyo, Manila and Washington. He holds a masters' degree from the University of Iowa and has received many awards for his work, including a Lannan Fellowship in Fiction (1993), a Whiting Writer's Award (1986), the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction from the Paris Review for Train Dreams, and most recently, the National Book Award for Fiction (2007).



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