Lunker Candy

Lunker Candy

by Mark Andel


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ISBN-13: 9781441558770
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 10/12/2009
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

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Lunker Candy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
LePetitMoine More than 1 year ago
With his first novel, Mark Andel steps into the imposing shoes of his literary forebears... think Mailer, McInerney... and those literary romeos make for an exquisite fit. Well-drawn characters and an engaging plot line make this book impossible to put down. A closing twist leaves the reader wanting more. Five stars for this one.
davidb1224 More than 1 year ago
I didn't know what I was in for when I picked up this book, which made each chapter a happy discovery. The characterization is spot-on, the narration flows, and the plot is multifaceted, amusing, and engaging. At times, I didn't know if I was reading a comedy, a whodunnit, or literary fiction . . . and since these genres are blended so masterfully here, I didn't really worry about pinning it down. Andel is clear on what's important in life and what's important on the page. My quibbles are few and don't even add up to a missed star: a murky sentence here and a typo there. I also appreciate the idea of naming various chapter titles after lines from sings (at least, I knew what all of the songs were), and I also was perplexed with how that fit in with the book as a whole. Overall, a great book I am happy to recommend!