Back to Blood: A Novel

Back to Blood: A Novel

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A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now.

As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban mayor, the black police chief, a wanna-go-muckraking young journalist and his Yale-marinated editor; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist and his Latina nurse by day, loin lock by night-until… (more)

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There is very little magical writing: pretty much a reportorial this-happens-then-that-happens, very few memorable passages amidst the arid desert of his prose.

Back to Blood is as fraudulent as the forged paintings at the centre of its plot, falling victim to the social diseases it pretends to diagnose: gigantism, self-indulgence, superficiality masking as profundity, a hyperactive, hyperbolic acquisitiveness and an endless taste for the crudely obvious.

Nobody else writes like this and it is still an astonishingly extravagant performance in its own way. He’s tireless, it seems. The reader tires, though.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (October 23, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 805 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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