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Dans les paysages désolés de la campagne américaine un meurtre va réunir ces âmes perdues dont les vies vont bientôt ne plus tenir u'à un fil Michael Farris Smith possède un style et un talent d'évocation totalement singuliers ui vont droit au cœur du lecteur Avec ces personnages ui s'accrochent à la vie envers et contre tout il nous offre un magnifiue roman sur la condition humain. 5 starsWhat a fantastic book What a great authorIn one review that I read it said you feel like your living it instead of reading itso true Oh Russell what a great character I worried about you through this entire book I want to read all this author s works now if there are any Fedrekult fra norsk folkeliv i hedensk og kristen tid talent d'évocation Facts of Life totalement singuliers ui vont droit au cœur du lecteur Avec ces personnages ui s'accrochent à la vie envers et contre Passenger 13 (Ben Hope, tout il nous offre un magnifiue roman sur la condition humain. 5 starsWhat a fantastic book What a great authorIn one review Gansett Island Boxed Set Books 1- 10.5 that I read it said you feel like your living it instead of reading itso The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, true Oh Russell what a great character I worried about you The Mission Primer through Decorum to read all Zen Doodle Unleashed this author s works now if

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Desperation Road

Sans rien uelues années plus tôt de la ville où elle a grandi elle revient tout aussi démunie Elle pense avoir connu le pire Elle se trompe Russel a lui aussi uitté sa ville natale onze ans plus tôt Pour une peine de prison ui vient tout juste d'arriver à son terme Il retourne chez lui en pensant avoir réglé sa dette C'est sans compter sur le désir de vengeance de ceux ui l'attendent. You are never strongerthan when you land on the other side of despair Zadie Smith White Teeth Russell Gaines is back home after spending 11 years in Parchman Penitentiary and he believes he s paid his debt to society he just wants to get on with his life Others don t agree with him Revenge has a long memory and for those who live with it it s an all consuming beast that has to be acknowledged The small Southern town of McComb Mississippi with its explosive mix of bourbon guns and drugs mean it s a particularly dangerous place for revenge to make it s homeMeanwhile Maben and her young daughter Annalee are walking the interstate they re desperate and tired like only the homeless can experience Maben decides to give her daughter a break and spends her last few dollars on a motel room This night though will end in disaster with Maben in possession of a pistol and a deputy dead at her feetIn the funny way that fate works Russell and Maben s paths cross in a most

characters Desperation Road

De temps à autre apparaît un auteur amoureux de son art du langage écrit et des grands mystères ui résident de l'autre côté du monde physiue Il y avait William Faulkner Cormac McCarthy ou Annie Proulx Vous pouvez maintenant ajouter Michael Farris Smith à la liste James Lee BurkeUne femme marche seule avec une petite fille sur une route de Louisiane Elle n'a nulle part où aller Partie. Having been an avid reader for my entire life I can pretty much tell early on sometimes even within the first few chapters when a book is going to be something special For me Desperation Road turned out to be one of those sometimes It was Michael Farris Smith s distinct style his lack of frilly overtures and sometimes sparse dialogue all delivered in a compelling way that struck a chord with me There was a beauty to the simplicity of his writing this cast of broken people his ability to draw out my curiosity and the very uestion underlying it all should our lives be defined by the mistakes we makeThe author holds his secrets close revealing the big picture one sliver at a time something I personally found utterly engaging It s not a pretty story per se but sort of humbling in all of it s desperation Have I mentioned yet how aptly titled this book isIt was a horrible decision made late one night eleven years earlier that set this cast of characters


10 thoughts on “Desperation Road

  1. says:

    I picked up 'Desperation Road' after I kept seeing it pop up on my feed with several 5 star ratings I didn't read any of the reviews before I went into this book which was probably a good thing because I was able

  2. says:

    Michael Farris Smith has written an effortlessly erudite complex and lucid novel of conseuence set in the ravaged town of McComb Mississippi It tells of the travails of lives brimful of pain unravelling under the relentless and searing southern heat It displays a bone deep understanding of Southern traditions and people and in the narrative I could hear the timeless musical laments of jazz and blues singers such as Robert Johns

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    Having been an avid reader for my entire life I can pretty much tell early on—sometimes even within the first few chapters—when a book is going to be something special For me Desperation Road turned out to be one of those sometimes It was Michael Farris Smith’s distinct style—his lack of frilly overtures and sometimes spa

  4. says:

    You are never strongerthan when you land on the other side of despair” ― Zadie Smith White Teeth Russell Gain

  5. says:

    Yes yes YES This book was amazingDoes everyone deserve a second chance? Can we ever free ourselves from the yoke of the wrongs we've done or a

  6. says:

    Best book I have read this year An absolute must readBeautifully written you can’t help but be drawn in by the vivid detail given to each characterRussell is an ex con just released from a Mississippi penitentiary after 1

  7. says:

    Retribution revenge mistakes that lead to life changing results all ualities that populate many books of southern fiction But in this author hands it is so much Flawed characters realistic characters but all treated with dignity and grace despite their bad decisions decisions that linger causing hurt and anger How to get past these and start again? A wonderful and tightly plotted book the pace is so even the writing ex

  8. says:

    5 starsWhat a fantastic book What a great authorIn one review that I read it said you feel like your living it instead of reading itso true Oh Russell what a great character I worried about you through this entire book I want to read all this

  9. says:

    OKI have a new favorite authorMichael Farris SmithGet ready for a blast off beginning when you meet Maben and little Annabel struggling with he

  10. says:

    NOW AVAILABLE “Trouble been doggin' my soul since the day I was born” Ray LeMontagneWith the perfect ebb and flow of tension throughout this perfectly paced novel Michael Farris Smith has drawn an incredible cast of characters who come together to create the perfect storm – a disturbance of the atmosphere between th

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