Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned
From the best-selling author of A Little Yellow Dog -- the eagerly awaited debut of Socrates Fortlow, a bold and original new hero.
Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned introduces Walter Mosley's most compelling new character since the debut of his immortal detective Easy Rawlins: one Socrates Fortlow, a tough, brooding ex-convict determined to challenge and understand the violence and anarchy in his world -- and in himself.
Three decades ago, the young Socrates had, in a burst of drunken rage, murdered a man and a woman with his huge "rock-breaking hands". Twenty-seven years of hard time in an Indiana prison followed. Now Socrates lives in a cramped, two-room apartment in an abandoned building in Watts, scavenging bottles and delivering groceries for a supermarket. In each of the stories that comprise this richly brooding novel, Socrates Fortlow, like his namesake, explores philosophical questions of morality in a world beset with crime, poverty, and racism. He is an unforgettable presence and his perceptions cast a glow of somber lyricism upon an often harsh world. Socrates is a creation of stunning originality; the book he inhabits is Walter Mosley's most powerful and eloquent to date.
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Review: Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned (Socrates Fortlow #1)User Review - Yemoss - Goodreads
whenever i think my life is tough, i pickup a book like this to humble myself and put things back in perspective. Mosley's anti-hero "Socco" carries around the heavy burden of guilt with him like a ... Read full review
Review: Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned (Socrates Fortlow #1)User Review - Kianti Turner-Walton - Goodreads
This book is a great book. It shows how after twenty-seven years in prison, Socrates Fartlow is determined to turn his life around. Living in a poverty stricken society, Socrates just wants to make a ... Read full review
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An interview with Walter Mosley. Links to other books by Mosley, praise for Mosley's work
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'Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned' by Walter Mosley
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The Socratic Method
Assigning his protagonist, Socrates Fortlow, the name of the father of Western philosophy, Walter Mosley has, in ''Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned,'' ...
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But read back to back in Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, they flow almost as if they'd been written as consecutive, loosely linked chapters. ...
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