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The few people I know that read Black Swan Green didn't like it at all, but I really liked it too.

Yeah, I think fans of his more complicated narratives were let down by how straight it was written. I thought it was great, really nailed that school age experience. While it was more straight-forward, it was still very well written.

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Yes, I thought Black Swan Green was good too. The point where he stopped messing about with the smart-arsery and just tried to write a good novel. It's his Jackie Brown.
 

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There are very few authors where I have read many of their books. I have a huge backlog to get through this summer because I keep writing down books that Shaney, Jim, Scutter and Lomax mention.
 

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Hope - 9
Love Remains - 5
I, Lucifer - 8
Weathercock - 10
Death of An Ordinary Man - 6
Bloodstone Papers - 8
A Day and A Night and A Day - 4
The Last Werewolf - 9
Talulla Rising - 8
Loved Weathercock and The Last Werewolf. Must check out some of his other stuff
 

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Cormac McCarthy

Haven't read the first three but

Suttree - 8
Blood Meridian - 10+ (i'ts my favourite book)
All The Pretty Horses - 9
The Crossing - 10
Cities of the Plain - 9
No Country For Old Men - 10
The Road - 10
 

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Damn! Someone got to Cormac McCarthy before me. Would agree on Blood Meridian being the best.
 

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Same here! But rate the ones you have read. Its more reliable than the reviews on Amazon or Goodreads.

I don't do many of the same author so all I have to offer is

Don Delillo

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Libra - 10

Yeah, I'm basically just a fan boy. On the other hand I have it on good authority that Mao II is great and the rest are hit and miss.
 

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