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Instead, the story comes from too chilly a remove to connect with.
Fueled by social issues, the group is determined to make a difference, to take action, sacrificing personal goals for the good of all.
The narrative is taut and compelling at the same time as the texture of day-to-day existence is wonderfully described.
I read this immediately on the back of Gods Without Men, which I loved. Finding Gods Without Men (which, to be honest, I chose mainly for the title and the cover) was the first... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Worldreader
Since the author is a bit young to have actually been there, I have to say that I think he did an amazing job of
capturing the spirit of the times. Read more
I first found out about Hari Kunzru after reading "Gods Without Men" which I found to be an excellent book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joseph Landes
I wanted to read a book by Hari Kunzru because his story in the New Yorker, "Raj, Bohemian," was one of the best short stories I've ever read. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Ken Brimhall
"My Revolutions," like all good books, stuck with me long after I finished it. The story revolves around a former radical in 1960s London who settles into a life of middle-class... Read morePublished on July 10, 2011 by J. Smallridge
Kunru is a good writer (read The Impressionist), but every character in this book is a caricature, and I found it hard to care about any of them. Read morePublished on September 9, 2010 by coolio
This is a beautifully imagined story of the later years of a sixties radical -- the price he paid for his activism and his youthful passions. Read morePublished on August 2, 2010 by Book Babe
A great book, highly recommended. Loosely based on the activities of the Angry Brigade in the late 60s and early 70s it is a superb and highly convincing account of how a small... Read morePublished on January 11, 2010 by Guy R. Hearn
I just finished Kunzru's brilliant novel last night, and recommend it highly. I think that I'm about the same age as the author, and so I missed out on the Angry Brigade years, but... Read morePublished on May 11, 2009 by Catherina Gere