An amazing, high-energy narrative flow. Like nothing I've seen before.
The narrator takes you along with him -- his thoughts, actions and emotions -- and it never bogs... Read more
I didn't know about Fante until Amazon recommended him. Probably should've looked a little longer and bought the "Bandini Quartet", which includes this novel--would've... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Marc
This is one of the great American Novels alongside with "Manhattan Transfer", "The Great Gatsby", "Grapes of Wrath". Read morePublished 14 days ago by Michael Esser
Bottled genius in a book. What more can you say. Start to read it and you won't be able to put it down.Published 24 days ago by Mohieddine Chelaghma
Dirty and dark , with characters who are not your best friends or to take home to mother. Man, I enjoyed this book. LA at it's grittiest. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Franklin's Kindle
Many strange events are described. I found it difficult to relate at all with the main characters. The setting in Los Angeles, the era, the cost of food, lodging and clothing... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anita L. Miller