Unfortunately, the author's writing got in the way of what seems like a fascinating subject.
Sullivan also disperses this history with his own observations of his "rats" . . . something he calls "ratting."
You know a book is good when you don't think anything should be taken out of it; you just want more and more.
I returned the book. It begins so convincingly, but man does it go off the subject in unattractive ways.Published 2 days ago by Sandra C.
What a great read! Found this book because of "The Strain" and enjoyed every fascinating minute of it.Published 2 months ago by Renee Ward
Being a rat LOVER, this book was educational.
I would also recommend a book about pet rats, to show others how WONDERFUL they are!
Rodents roam in the underbelly of cities all over the world, and in this peculiar little book the author sets out to examine rodent life in perhaps one of the most prolific rat... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Alisa Tazioli
I learned a bit from this book however I felt like he rehashed the same scene over and over - perhaps that is the secret of the rats' tenacity and longevity? Read morePublished 5 months ago by D. Crocetti
Lived in NYC all my life hence l lived with these denizens of the deep all my life. Great little history on NYC and the rats that surround it.Published 6 months ago by Vincent A. Barile
I bought this book as a gift for a friend.
When she opened it for the first time, out flew three blind mice!
A thriller, indeed. Read more
Interesting presentation of a subject few know about. The author clearly has compassion for the creatures, even while being creeped out by them, just like me. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mary Victoria