Sunday, August 30, 2009

Lush Life (2008)

Lush Life: A Novel Lush Life: A Novel by Richard Price

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Another of the top ten as designated by Entertainment Weekly, Richard Price writes about real people and gritty situations. I wasn't surprised to find he wrote for the television series "The Wire".

I had trouble adjusting to the realistic street language and found the characters disturbing in their flawed portrayals.

This is a disturbing story and left me feeling sad. It is well written, plotted, and the characters seems real. I just didn't like spending time with them very much.

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