The stream of concinsense writing style may or may not be your cup of tea.
Having said that, I can't wait to read the next book Nineteen Eighty (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard); they are thoroughly unpleasant and utterly compelling.
I realise that seems a lame complaint but I think it's very important interested readers start with the first book.
I've just finished reading this for the second time and can't recommend it, (or the other 3 in the quartet), highly enough. Read morePublished 10 days ago by MR M.
it made me want to scream in rage and frustration, depending on which character was in the forefront. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Matthew
I purchased 1974 and 1977 at the same time, so I don't know whether that counts as one mistake or two mistakes. Read morePublished 7 months ago by T. J. Reilly
This book has a very interesting plot but the stream of consciousness style makes it a bit hard to follow at times. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Avid reader in Illinois
Talk about dark and ugly. This whole series is out on the edge. No happy endings here. The stream of concinsense writing style may or may not be your cup of tea. Read morePublished on May 27, 2010 by Mark M. Hargus
I thought Nineteen Seventy-Four was bleak, but Nineteen Seventy-Seven made that book look like Dr. Seuss. Read morePublished on April 1, 2010 by Douglas Hahner
Nineteen Seventy Seven is the second book in David Peace's Red Riding Quartet who's stories revolve during or around the Yorkshire Serial Murder investigation. Read morePublished on March 7, 2010 by Jason Bean