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Review: Gringos

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Joe Hartlaub

Charles Portis is a name that is not going to appear on many lists of favorite authors. There is a good, if simple, reason for this: not enough people have read his work. One of his novels, TRUE GRIT, was made into a film that is wellknown for all the wrong reasons and would not necessarily cause one to go running to seek out the novel on which it was based. The result is that readers have tended ... Read full review

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Review: Gringos

User Review  - Jeanne Murphy - Goodreads

This is a well- written book with some interesting characters. Unfortuately it doesn't seem to have much of a plot! The story meandered about for 121 pages, at which point I got tired of waiting for a ... Read full review

Review: Gringos

User Review  - Goodreads

This is a well- written book with some interesting characters. Unfortuately it doesn't seem to have much of a plot! The story meandered about for 121 pages, at which point I got tired of waiting for a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

*** Mild Spoilers*** Charles Portis is the funniest American writer currently at work—I hope. Gringos, published in 1991, seems to be his last entrada, as Doc Flandin calls his voyage into the selva ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

I suspect that this is a brilliant novel. I want to reread it immediately, and not just because I liked it. No, because I didn't fully get it. But one problem with these Goodreads reviews is that you ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

"Art and Mike said taking an intellectual woman into your home was like taking in a baby raccoon. They were both amusing for awhile but soon became randomly vicious and learned how to open the refrigerator." Read full review

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User Review  - Itasca Community Library - Goodreads

Jeff says: The best part of this book is getting to know the quirky characters living together in the expatriate community near the Yucatan, as well as their many reasons for being there such as the ... Read full review

Review: Gringos

User Review  - Goodreads

Jeff says: The best part of this book is getting to know the quirky characters living together in the expatriate community near the Yucatan, as well as their many reasons for being there such as the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Seingalt - Goodreads

I know Gringos isn't generally rated as highly as Portis's other novels, but I've read it every three or four years since it was first published, and it's probably my favorite of his five books (least ... Read full review

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User Review  - Harriett Milnes - Goodreads

Hilarious. Read full review

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