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Review: Gringos

User Review  - Jeff Jackson - Goodreads

Charles Portis: the most underrated comic writer in America. This doesn't scale the heights of his masterwork DOG OF THE SOUTH, but it's enjoyable to accompany his eccentric characters as they drink ... Read full review

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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

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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  - Colleen - Goodreads

Excellent tale about living in a small town in Mexico in the 1970s and experiencing UFO watchers, freeloading hippies, crazy archeologists, and the usual bogus writers and scam artists. All these ... 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

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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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User Review  - Richard Hakes - Goodreads

Another book that starts interestingly but looses it's way as it goes along. Read full review


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