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  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 57 reviews as of our last analysis date on Apr 22 2020.
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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Boyle's prose = eloquent, his plot = masterful, his characters = vivid, his atmospherics = artfully rendered.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    William boyle’s debut novel about the consequences of tragedy and the heartbreaks of the downtrodden is a truly accomplished work of crime fiction.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    New york city has been used as a setting for genre entertainment so frequently that it is a full blown trope, but don’t think for a minute that william boyle’s vision of brooklyn is some kind of big apple wish-fulfilment caricature.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This does not feel like a first novel at all.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I'm a sucker for modern composers: philip glass, steve reich, that gang.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Like miles davis too, sometimes its the silences between the notes that holds the whole structure up -- the focus has to come in at exactly the right place and time or else it won't work.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    There's a truncation in places that's extremely adroit.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It's not what the novel says, it's what it doesn't say.

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