Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Division and separation are the dominant themes of Boyle's dark-hued and deftly plotted seventh novel, which bears strong incidental resemblances to his earlier World's End (1987) and The Road to Wellville (1993), though it displays a richer Dickensian brio throughout. The title denotes a California mansion built on the spot where a growing acorn had split open a boulder, thence attaining full ... Read full review

Review: Riven Rock

Editorial Review - - Judith Handchuh

First I must tell you that RIVEN ROCK is a very, very good book. It is, perhaps, TC Boyle's best novel yet. And second, I must tell you that it is almost impossible to describe. As this is a review, I'm going to try to give you some sense of what it is about, but if I had my druthers I would simply say "just read it" and type the words "The End." At base, RIVEN ROCK is a novel about love and sex ... Read full review

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