Gregory J. Pitty

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (35 of 46)
 

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The Undertaking by Audrey Magee
The Undertaking by Audrey Magee
8 of 19 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars An utter waste of time., 19 April 2014
My edition boasts on its back cover that this text is in the tradition of Bernhard Schlink (The Reader) and Rachel Sieffert (The Dark Room). Nothing could be further from the truth, and such an erroneous comparison has me scratching me head in disbelief. The field marriage premise was a promising one, but it oh so rapidly - and vapidly - degenerated into something so utterly implausible, with such blandly sterotypical good / bad characters that I really struggled to complete it. Only the masochist in me kept me going. This is nothing but World War II sanitised chic-lit, relying on a liberal sprinkling of banal swear words, uttered by our warrior heroes, in an effort to keep the reading… Read more
A Meal in Winter by Hubert Mingarelli
A Meal in Winter by Hubert Mingarelli
3.0 out of 5 stars Too sparse, 27 Feb 2014
The writing is far too sparse and lacking in the literary devices needed to evoke a deeper, darker imagery which could have lifted it to the level of Roy Jacobsen's The Burnt out Town of Miracles.
Michael Garrison - In the Regions of Sunreturn and&hellip
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An obscure gem, 27 Feb 2014
A beautiful piece of electronica which has managed to slip through the cracks. Seamless and timeless. New Age? Don't be deceived.