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Review: Oil!

User Review  - Garrett Leun - Goodreads

I picked this book up as a bit of research for a manuscript I'm writing, wanting to see a man transform into an "evil man," in all his its many complexities. It didn't take much reading to realize ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Garrett Vander Leun - Goodreads

I picked this book up as a bit of research for a manuscript I'm writing, wanting to see a man transform into an "evil man," in all his its many complexities. It didn't take much reading to realize ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Duke Cullinan - Goodreads

Huge book that started nicely with a vivid portrayal of Southern California circa the 1920s. I especially enjoyed it for the parts focused on Long Beach (called Beach City in the novel). Somewhere ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Wren Fair - Goodreads

The novel by Upton Sinclair is equally as good if not better than The Jungle. Sinclair explores his usual theme of early 20th century industrial capitalism versus socialism and worker's rights. The ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

Overall a pretty interesting book, focused on the period of American history from the outbreak of World War I to the end of the Harding administration, particularly in relation to the Red Scare and ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I enjoyed the first half of this book about the oil industry in southern California in the early 1900s. About half way through Sinclair starts hitting you over the head with his views on socialism ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Debra Daniels-zeller - Goodreads

I really liked The Jungle, so when I saw this classic novel about the oil scandals of the Harding Administration, I thought it would be interesting, so I got a copy from the library. The book has an ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

There's no getting around the issue of talking about this book and not mentioning the film There Will Be Blood, so let's just get all that out of the way: they have very little in common and the film ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Jay Hill - Goodreads

Just finished this, which was supposed to be the basis for the movie There Will be Blood. To claim that is like believing Sarah Palin consulted Nancy Pelosi concerning her political career. Just didn ... Read full review

Review: Oil!

User Review  - Margarita - Goodreads

This book is great. I love the author's style - funny and light yet SCATHING at the same time! I laughed out loud a few times. He often put pithy closing statements that are just so sarcastic, it's ... Read full review


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