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10 thoughts on “Motherless Brooklyn

  1. says:

    What is it about Brooklyn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Joe Pitt in Half the Blood of Brooklyn Last Exit to Brooklyn Not to mention a hundred different movies Something there must spark the imagination, get at the essence of life Motherless Brooklyn is one of the most solidly crafted books I ve read this year Since it s the end of February that may not sound like much, so I ll throw in December and November of 2017 as well Really, it was just so pleasant to trust in Lethem, with page after pag What is it about Brooklyn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Joe Pitt in Half the Blood of Brooklyn Last Exit to Brooklyn Not to mention a hundred different movies Something there must spark the imagination, get at the essence of life Motherless Brooklyn is one of the most solidly crafted books I ve read this year Since it s the end of February that may not sound like much, so I ll throw in December and November of 2017 as well Really, it was just so pleasant to trust in Lethem, with page after page doing fascinating things I was distrustful at first, I admit the protagonist has a serious case of Tourette s Syndrome whiched seemed like an...


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    In detective stories things are always always, the detective casting his exhausted, caustic gaze over the corrupted permanence of everything and thrilling you with his sweetly savage generalizations This or that runs deep or true to form, is invariable, exemplary Oh sure Seen it before, will see it again Trust me on this one Assertions and generalizations are, of course, a version of Tourette s A way of touching the world, handling it, covering it with confirming language This was a very In detective stories things are always always, the detective casting his exhausted, caustic gaze over the corrupted permanence of everything and thrilling you with his sweetly savage generalizations This or that runs deep or true to form, is invariable, exemplary Oh sure S...


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    I used to have a customer with Tourette s Back when I was a teenage supermarket teller, a million and a half years ago, she used to come through my line routinely At the time, I didn t reflect much on her condition other than that I assumed it must be tough for her occasionally, but how tough it really was I considered only in the vaguest sense, to the extent that I considered it at all Sorry, lady, but I was 17 and had a whole slew of 17 year old thoughts to preoccupy myself with She seem I used to have a customer with Tourette s Back when I was a teenage supermarket teller, a million and a half years ago, she used to come through my line routinely ...


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    I read this often hilarious one of a kind novel many years ago The main character has Tourette s syndrome I must have read this about 10 years ago I ve yet to read another novel crime satire whodunit to boot , with a story centered around Tourette s syndrome No other author wanted to go toe to toe with, Jonathan Lethem...


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    Tourette s is just one big lifetime of tag, really The world or my brain same thing appoints me it, again and again So I tag back Can it do otherwise If you ve ever been it you know the answerJonathan Lethem, Motherless BrooklynA kinda egg sandwich surprise, hardboilded detective novel I m still a bit unsure of what exactly was all tossed in is that lemongrass Zen masters Check Tourette s Check Man crushes and awkward touches Check check Prince or the Artist Formerly...


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    Maybe I ve just been lucky picking out some incredible books lately, but I feel like a lot of them are my new favorite , or one of the best I ve read this year , but I really have to say it again for Motherless Brooklyn Lethem s writing style had me from the beginning, and the story, being told from the perspective of Lionel Essrog, a man with Tourette s Syndrome was fascinating It reads like a mystery detective novel, but really, it s so muchthan that.Also, it was just one of those bo Maybe I ve just been lucky picking out some incredible books lately, but I feel like a lot of them are my new favorite , or one of the best I ve read this year , but I really have to say it again for Motherles...


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    Frank Minna was a small fish in a big city pond full of piranhas and scum He was nimble, though good with angles His best move was when he recruited four young guys from the local orphanage, before they were old enough to shave, to be errand boys These young bucks were eager, loyal assistants that somebody dubbed Motherless Brooklyn Frank treated them to bigger boy delights like twenty dollar bills and bottles of beer for their efforts, and they just stayed on staff as they got older and mo Frank Minna was a small fish in a big city pond full of piranhas and scum He was nimble, though good with angles His best move was when he recruited four young guys from the local orphanage, before they were old enough to shave, to be errand boys These young bucks were eager, loyal assistants that somebody dubbed Motherless Brooklyn Frank treated them to bigger boy delights like twenty dollar bills and bottles of beer for their efforts, and they just stayed on staff as they got older anduseful They were not typically involved in anything all that bad, but an element of shadiness did exist under the table, dark alley, undercover kind of stuff.The most memorable character from a cast chock full of them was Lionel Essrog He was the biggest and lumpiest of Frank s boys Beyond Lionel s bruiser enforcer looks...


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    Have you read Motherless Brooklyn yet If not, what are you waiting for I mean, sure, the idea of an orphaned private detective with Tourette s Syndrome sounded a little strange to me too, possibly even depressing, but as it turns out this novel is anything but depressing It s hilarious And exciting The book...


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    Prince s music calmed me as much as masturbation or a cheeseburger Lionel Essrog, protagonist in Lethem s Motherless BrooklynLethem s 1999 literary detective novel set in Brooklyn was a fun read, muchlayered and satisfying than the hard boiled detective novels The protagonist Lionel Essrog grew up an orphan and was nicknamed The Human Freakshow due to his Tourette syndrome In lesser hands, these verbal tics could have turned gimmicky, but here Lethem fully develops Essrog and makes Prince s music calmed me as much as masturbation or a cheeseburger Lionel Essrog, protagonist in Lethem s Motherless BrooklynLethem s 1999 literary detective novel set in Brooklyn was a fun read, muchlayered and satisfying than the hard boiled detective novels The protagonist Lionel Essrog grew up an orphan and was nicknamed The Human Freakshow due to his Tourette syndrome In lesser hands, these v...


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    There arelaugh out loud moments in this novel than in anything I ve read for ages Lionel, the orphaned aspiring detective with Tourettes is an adorable character Lethem helps us understand that we all have Tourettes to some extent Insomnia is a variant of Tourette s the waking brain races, sampling the world after the world has turned away, touching it everywhere, refusing to settle, to join the collective nod The insomniac brain is a sort of conspiracy theorist as well, believing t There arelaugh out loud moments in this novel than in anything I ve read for ages Lionel, the orphaned aspiring detective with Tourettes is an adorable character Lethem helps us understand that we all have Tourettes to some extent Insomnia is a variant o...


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Motherless Brooklyn Lionel Essrog Is Brooklyn S Very Own Self Appointed Human Freakshow, An Orphan Whose Tourettic Impulses Drive Him To Bark, Count, And Rip Apart Our Language In Startling And Original Ways Together With Three Veterans Of The St Vincent S Home For Boys, He Works For Small Time Mobster Frank Minna S Limo Service Cum Detective Agency Life Without Frank Minna, The Charismatic King Of Brooklyn, Would Be Unimaginable, So Who Cares If The Tasks He Sets Them Are, Well, Not Exactly Legal But When Frank Is Fatally Stabbed, One Of Lionel S Colleagues Lands In Jail, The Other Two Vie For His Position, And The Victim S Widow Skips Town Lionel S World Is Suddenly Topsy Turvy, And This Outcast Who Has Trouble Even Conversing Attempts To Untangle The Threads Of The Case While Trying To Keep The Words Straight In His Head Motherless Brooklyn Is A Brilliantly Original Homage To The Classic Detective Novel By One Of The Most Acclaimed Writers Of His Generation.