To each his/her own... I love his satiric wit and also enjoyed all the historical info.
Very well done, and especially interesting if you are dutch, live in the hudson valley region in new york, or have other ties to colonial america or earlier.
This really isn't as confusing as it sounds, although it helps that there is a two page list of principal characters at the beginning.
I love history and enjoyed this historical fiction very much. very interesting. timely and relevant. i recognized the pete seeger character and he just died.Published 3 months ago by Judith
Witless characters do stupid things because . . . the land is CURSED! Oh, please. This convoluted mess is full of mindless people you won't care about, with a plot that never... Read morePublished 4 months ago by John Forbes
By the time the Walter Van Brunt got to Alaska, my tear ducts had run dry from laughter. Interstellar black humor permeates this gem. Boyle is a grand virtuoso.Published 6 months ago by Mark Hammond
Thoroughly enjoyable story of relationships between New York Dutch and American Indian families from the colonial period to the present.Published 8 months ago by R. M. Mullen
I read this book a while back. I continually refer to it as my favorite TCB novel,and I think I am going to re-read it to make sure it really is better than "Drop City," "Riven... Read morePublished 14 months ago by T. Engle
Classic T.C. Boyle. He weaves so many things together so artfully. What a journey. This may be my favorite novel of all time.Published 18 months ago by Lindsay Janson
Having read and enjoyed several of Boyle's other novels, I found this one boring and I gave up on it about two thirds of the way through. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Coilin O'Braonain
T.C. Boyle is one of my all-time favorite writers. He can tell an interesting story like few others. I read this several years ago. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Bev Davis