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The Street Sweeper

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    I could not wait to dig into my bag of books and retrieve this

    I could not wait to dig into my bag of books and retrieve this one. One sniff (love that new book fragrance), find my bookmark and read! Groan. After forty pages, I pledged to continue until Perlman's forced history march ended and an interesting novel began. At sixty pages I closed the book and went to the bag for another.

    This guy whacks the brain again and again with sermonizing and lecturing that would frustrate even a wide-eyed college freshman. Perlman's fans are accustomed to much better.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2012

    Fell short

    I desperately wanted to love this story as the opening was so beatifully written. However, it quickly gets tiring and dull as the author attempts to telll the story in a series of neauseating stylized flashbacks that seem to drag on, pointlessly, forever. Eventually it just loses the reader in the infinite wait for SOMETHING to happen...

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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