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Jess Walter

3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Jess Walter
Beautiful Ruins (2012)
language
English
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A lovely, lovely book that achieves that almost-impossible goal of being hopeful and a bit heart-warming without being schmaltzy. The narrative plays with structure and timeline, jumping back and forth from the '60s to the present day, using various story-telling techniques like ...
We Live in Water (2013)
language
English
3.91 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I don’t often enjoy collections of short stories – I prefer the long form where you can get really involved with the characters. But here Jess Waters does just that – involves the reader with each and every one of his characters so that you feel you’ve been reading about them for...
The Financial Lives of the Poets (2009)
language
English
3.68 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The writing is fantastic as are the characters. Well now that I think of it only the male characters are fantastic, because as usual with Walter the women come across as weak, easily-manipulated, victims or plain stupid. A surprising thing I have found when I have read any of Jes...
Don't Eat Cat (2012)
language
English
3.45 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Walter introduces a clever premise here, mashing up zombies with a dystopian future. The haves and have-nots are divided into regular people and soul-sapped quasi-zombies who are exploited in low-wage jobs and once in a while eat cats. The premise is ripe to satirize pretty muc...
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