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THE SISTERS BROTHERS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A calmly vicious journey into avarice and revenge.The unusual title refers to Charlie and Eli Sisters, the latter of whom narrates the novel. The narrative style is flat, almost unfeeling, though the action turns toward the cold-blooded. It's 1851, and the mysterious Commodore has hired the Sisters brothers to execute a man who's turned against him. The brothers start out from their home in Oregon ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dan Schwent - Goodreads

When the Commodore orders the Sisters brothers to kill Herman Kermit Warm and take his mysterious formula, they have no idea the series of misadventures they will endure in the undertaking. I've been ... Read full review

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User Review  - Florence (Lefty) MacIntosh - Goodreads

What the....really not sure what I just read. Yippie-yi-yo-kaye? Like the *cover it's edgy, aptly tagged as 'cowboy noir'. Avoid it if you're looking for a traditional western, no white hats, no ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Poor Eli Sisters, forced to muddle through his existential crisis, navel-gazing about the direction of his life generations before What Color Is Your Parachute? He is as melancholy as a single gal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

I don't read many westerns. In fact, my most recent have been the series written by Robert Parker. This book shows a more warts and all picture than Parker did. There are no heroes, only apparent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

There was so much to love about this book. True, I love a good western, but it has to be good. This had shades of True Grit mixed in with Cormac McCarthy, and somehow the Coen Bros. (another great set ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aaron - Goodreads

Cormac McCarthy with a sense of humour. Read full review

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User Review  - Miki - Goodreads

Funny - different read!. The Sisters brothers are classics. Felt like this book depicts somewhat. how bad it would have been to have lived in those days. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Sand - Goodreads

Good read...a little disjointed. Had to root for Eli the whole novel...but it just didn't do it for me in the end. Too many anachronisms, not a true western, just a story set in the west. Read full review

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