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Beautiful Children Paperback – 1 February 2009

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Ravishing and raw...What should be said of the results of his labors? One word: bravo! As corruptly compelling as Vegas, and as beautiful as the illusions its characters cling to for survival... - The New York Times Book Review

His ability to share a deep understanding of America . . . gives the book a whiff of greatness - Washington Post

'It's wholly original - dirty, fast and hypnotic.' - Esquire Magazine

Has great energy and some lovely writing. Bears comparison to Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections or Richard Ford's Frank Bascombe novels. - Sydney Morning Herald

The brilliant sentence-on-sentence prose gives the book its power an impressive novel - The London Paper

Beautiful Children careens from the seedy to the beautiful, the domestic to the epic, all with huge and exacting heart. - Jonathan Safran Foer

It is stunning, near genius. Beautiful Children is brutal, erotic and like a wild potentially dangerous rideit could crash at any moment. The language has a rhythm wholly its owna nervous kind of be-bob. It is as though Bock saved up everything for this momenta major new talent. - A. M. Homes

Beautiful Children is a fucking mind-blower! It is so good practically every sentence shines. You've got a sensation on your hands. - Sean Wilsey, author of Oh The Glory Of It All

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A post modern Catcher in the Rye

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ John Murray; 1st edition (1 February 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 432 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0719596300
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0719596308
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.8 x 2.6 x 19.8 cm
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