I am going to switch it up a little bit and focus on an author. I mean, they are the most important part of a book, aren't they? I adore Pete Dexter, I find his writing rather magical. He's a bit of a smart ass, and gets to the point. He doesn't sit there running readers around in circles, he has a distinct voice that he displays in his writing that does his characters justice. His characters are extremely memorable, and everyone has a role.
Dexter's newest novel, "Spooner" opens with two deaths. First, with our main character Warren Spooner's birth. His twin brother, was still born, which leaves his mother devastated forever. The second death results in a burial at sea for Congressman Rudolf Toebox.
The stage is set, now it's up to you to experience the rest of this masterpiece.
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