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!!> PDF / Epub ☁ Motherless Brooklyn ✍ Author Jonathan Lethem – Pv1.info 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 The Most 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


10 thoughts on “Motherless Brooklyn

  1. carol. carol. 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 boo


  2. Kevin Kelsey Kevin Kelsey says:

    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


  3. Jason Jason says:

    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 real


  4. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    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, Jonat


  5. Steven Godin Steven Godin says:

    3.5 5 Ziggedy Zendoodah This rip roaring take on the classic detective story features an unlikely hero, a gumshoe with Tourette s syndrome, Lionel Essrog, AKA The Human Freakshow , an intellectually sensitive type, with a bad case of Tourette s Bristling with odd habits and compulsions, his mind continuously revolting


  6. Darwin8u Darwin8u says:

    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 wa


  7. Zoeytron Zoeytron says:

    Well, shoot Despite the many 4 and 5 star reviews from my GR buddies, I failed to get a grip with this one At first the ticcing, touching, tapping, mirroring, and counting by Lionel Essrog aka Freakshow was entertaining and funny But soon, it became tiresome and repetitive to me And then I felt bad, because I could make it stop it by p


  8. Julie Ehlers Julie Ehlers says:

    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 begins with a car chase, which is exa


  9. Jason Jason says:

    Way too gimmicky About Motherless Brooklyn Newsday calls Jonathan Lethem one of the most original voices among younger American novelists while Entertainment Weekly describes him as one of our most inventive, stylish and sensous writers I strongly disagree I think these organiztions have confused originality with gimmickry Goodreads interviewed Jonathan


  10. Violet wells Violet wells says:

    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 everywher


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