The western is dead. Or so you’ve been told. It’s been declared dead more times than Justin Bieber and that’s really saying something. While this declaration usually pertains more to films than fiction, it’s often applied to both. Westerns certainly aren’t enjoying the same success as they did in the 50s and 60s (or evenContinue reading “ROAD TO RECKONING BY ROBERT LAUTNER”

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

The Sisters brothers are Charlie and Eli Sisters, two Gold Rush era contract killers employed by the Commodore to dispense with those who wronged him (the initial “wrong” need not be known). Eli, the younger and more conscientious of the two (a violent sweetheart if you will), is hoping this is their last job. CharlieContinue reading “The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt”