The book has a heavy, grave feel to it but it's very hard to put down once you get into the story.
One is Mrs. Washington, an African-American woman whose century-old farmhouse gets condemned to make way for the new development.
The behavior of all becomes more and more unbelievable until the unsatisfying and somewhat confusing conclusion.
Wonderful book. It's very clear that the author has some background in urban planning. A powerful statement on the perils of modern-day housing developments.Published 22 days ago by mock5turtle
An outstanding work. A book I finished a couple of days ago, and still feel haunted by...
The plot is `simple' and set out, as I am about to set it out, pretty... Read more
In this beautifully wrought novel that spans generations, Patrick Flanery takes us inside the lives of Nathanial and Julia Noailles, a family moving from Boston, seeking a new... Read morePublished 6 months ago by DanD
“Danger is everywhere, especially in the suburbs.”
This dark, disturbing novel is fascinating as well as psychologically complex. Read more
If you're searching for an original premise and a plot that keeps the pages turning, look no further! This book is different. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Barbara McArthur
"Fallen Land" was intense and disturbing. Louise is the last remaining owner of the family farm and, crippled by debt, is forced to sell it to a developer. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Joel Kramer
I tried, I really tried reading this book. I started reading it several times, but could not get into the story. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Andy Wallace
As a youth, I was scarred by seeing "Death of a Salesman," which nearly put me off seeing plays for life. Read morePublished 11 months ago by S. J. Whiteside
Louise has lived on her family farm for most of her life, when she has no other choice but to sell the land, she keeps her childhood home. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Young@heart