The Twenty-seventh City
The critically acclaimed first novel from Jonathan Franzen, author of the prize winning and internationally bestselling, The Corrections. St. Louis, Missouri, is a quietly dying river city until it hires a new police chief: a charismatic young woman from Bombay, India, named S. Jammu. No sooner has Jammu been installed, though, than the city's leading citizens become embroiled in an all-pervasive political conspiracy. A classic of contemporary fiction, 'The Twenty-Seventh City' shows us an ordinary metropolis turned inside out, and the American Dream unraveling into terror and dark comedy.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kvrfan - LibraryThing
If you ever wondered what a political thriller would look like if written by Jonathan Franzen, look no further. This is it. I have difficulty rating this book. Franzen knows how to write. His ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Donna828 - LibraryThing
Well, somebody has to give this book a decent review. It was a decent book. Not great but good enough to keep reading if only to wallow in the luscious prose of Jonathan Franzen. This is the third ... Read full review