Avis de journaliste - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The method employed by Dostoevsky in Crime and Punishment serves Price's purpose—and then some—in his wrenching eighth novel (Samaritan, 2003, etc.).This is the story of a NYC crime and its aftermath, focused on the perpetrators; the victims and their families; the cops who doggedly pursue the frailest threads of evidence and possibility; and the bustling, chaotic momentum of an ethnically mixed ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis de journaliste - Bookreporter.com - Max Falkowitz

There's something Dostoevskian about Richard Price's writing for his way of ensnaring a whole atmosphere and richly turning it into an authentic aesthetic environment. He captures Lower East Side New York just as Dostoevsky does for St. Petersburg, with a full set of tensions and passions, blazing and smoldering, all full of life. And while Price lacks Dostoevsky's alltooRussian tendency to throw ... Consulter l'avis complet

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