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"Lush Life" has a great cast of characters and is very well written.
The book is also, what with all those characters and subplots that added nothing to the overall story, a good 200 pages too long.
All in all, this is one of the better books I've read this year and highly recommend investing the time to read "Lush Life".
Price is a good story teller but this is a disappointing book. I live on the Lower East Side so there is something pleasurably about knowing the neighborhood and maybe that will... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bleecker
No sympathetic characters, no character development. The author doesn't give any of the characters any real motivation for anything that they do. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Catherine Weis
There were times when I had to guess which persons mind we were in. I really liked the different perspectives, but I could not keep all the characters right. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Loves to read
Not as compelling of a book as I expected. Plot line jobs around between characters and life stories, which while the basis for the book, isn't executed in a fluent style. Read morePublished 3 months ago by anonymous
The investigation of a seemingly random street murder reveals a sad truth in this novel by Richard Price (Clockers, The Wanderers).
It's 11 p.m. Read more
Slow getting into this book but then a great read! Lots of character building. Good plot twists along the way.Published 6 months ago by Reader Raven
Boring, characters are not interesting, didn't really care what happened to them, really had to push to finish the book, and the end was not very good either. Waste of time.Published 8 months ago by R. Reviewer
The police interrogation, with full-fleshed characters, is outstanding. Price has been there. No characters in this book are perfect; they're real people. Read morePublished 8 months ago by W. D. Leonard
Richard Price's "Lush Life" is an ambitious & gritty police procedural from the author of "The Wanderers", "Clockers" and "The Wire. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mark B. Friedman