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It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »


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Train Dreams: A Novella by Denis Johnson
Train Dreams: A Novella

CRS, January 1, 2013

My son recommended this book to me. We like to read beautifully written novels and this certainly is a standout. The author has concentrated on a period of American history and a specific place with authentic language and detail. It is a short, small book. It doesn't take very long to read but it really does transport you to another time and an inspiring mental state of language appreciation.
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