Reviews and Blog Posts: brothers

Frankie go boom

DPL Rating:
5

As a child, Frankie lived a tortured existence as his brother's filmmaking muse with parents wholly disconnected from love and logic parenting. As an adult, Frank isolates himself from his family until he returns home after Bruce declares he is making big changes in his life. Once Frank returns to the...

The end games

by T. Michael Martin

DPL Rating:
4

I found it incredible the lengths teenage Michael would go to in order to keep his young brother safe and sane, creating an alternative reality for him and fighting zombies and nasty humans while scrounging for survival supplies.  The author does a pretty good job of keeping the reader guessing...

The Sisters brothers a novel

by Patrick deWitt

DPL Rating:
5

I  was beginning to think  I was left out in the cold when I mentioned to several people at the library that my next read was going to be The Sisters Brothers by Canadian Patrick deWitt.  More than one person (in fact, three people)  told me that they had already...

Homer and Langley : a novel

by E. L. Doctorow

DPL Rating:
4

A cross between Grey Gardens and Grumpy Old Men, Homer and Langley is the story of two eccentric brothers, living in a moldering Fifth Avenue mansion.  One goes slowly blind, his world darkening and shrinking around him as his brother succumbs to madness and fills the halls of their manse with the hoarded detritus of...

Change of course

by Joseph T Klempner

DPL Rating:
4

Adult brothers embark on an ambitious sailing adventure after learning about the younger brother's fatal diagnosis.

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