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This story is famously "about" Huey Long and political corruption. As it turns out, the actual novel is only partially about political corruption. Read morePublished 8 days ago by 500 Books
A classic that tells a story about power, what it can do, and how it corrupts everything.
Had the audio book version this time and the narrator helps add to the... Read more
Often advertised as the great political novel, it really isn't about politics. Rather, it's a story of lost souls and lost opportunity and lost love and lost time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Falkenrath
This is arguably The Great American Novel. Unfortunately the Kindle version is so poorly edited that there is nearly a typo per page. Read morePublished 2 months ago by muttonhead
Undoubtedly the classic work it's reputation promises. The only reason for my giving it 4 stars rather than 5 is the chapter on Cass Masterson . Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kindle Customer
It's a classic on the nature of power, politics, and corruption. As important today as it was when it was first written.Published 2 months ago by golfer
Marvelous book -you can get lost in individual passages -Published 2 months ago by W. Patrick Sullivan
Robert Penn Warren began this novel shortly after the assassination of U.S. Sen. Huey P. Long (LA), the popular, populist 42-yr-old senator and former Louisiana governor, nicknamed... Read morePublished 2 months ago by W Perry Hall