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Joan Didion Í 3 download read ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Í Joan Didion free read The Last Thing He Wanted Ic and provacative as any by Joseph Conrad or Graham GreeneIn that latter year Elena McMahon walks off the presidential campaign she has been covering for a major newspaper to do a favor for her father Elena's father does deals And it is while acting as his agent in one such deal a. Fascinating writing but so hard to follow that I was lost almost all the time It is one of those books that I think I should read all over again to see what the heck was going on except I don t want to

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Joan Didion Í 3 download read ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Í Joan Didion free read The Last Thing He Wanted In her first novel in twelve years the legendary author of Play It As It Lays and Slouching Toward Bethlehem trains her eye on the far frontiers of the Monroe Doctrine where history dissolves into conspiracy Dallas in 1963 Iran Contra in 1984 and fashions a moral thriller as hypnot. Originally published hereThe dull and overwrought title the fuzzy monochrome cover art dominated by letters not to mention the plot and published date 1996 delineates this book as a certain kind of novel native to the late 80s and 90s The political thriller involving shady arms deals and some person or persons just caught in between The American government is corrupt Parts of it anyway But it s a sophisticated hands off puppetmaster corruption Bad things happen People in third world countries die American power and its politicians personal wealth increasesYet this story is hardly rote or typical Joan Didion wrote it The writing as always is superb Even throu Doctor Who The Deviant Strain rote or typical Joan Didion wrote it The writing as always is superb Even throu

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Joan Didion Í 3 download read ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Í Joan Didion free read The Last Thing He Wanted Deal that shortly goes spectacularly wrong that she finds herself on an island where tourism has been superseded by arms dealing covert action and assassination The Last Thing He Wanted is a tour de force persuasive in its detail dazzling in its ambiguities enchanting in its style. I badly want to give this novel than three stars I badly want it to deserve than three stars It has remarkable ualities but is ultimately less than the sum of its partsForemost I am glad to have a novel about how our government sold arms to the Contras in the 80s Just having something touch on black operations at all is highly welcome I suppose there is a decent amount of nonfiction on the matter but having it fictionalized and by a well known name suggests something left for posterity Perhaps a false idealDidion s knowledge of the particulars is strong no doubt generated by her travels and study of Central America places like El Salvador etc Her credibility on


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    free read The Last Thing He Wanted [The Last Thing He Wanted] EBOOK READ Joan Didion Í 3 download The crux of what went on in this book could have fit in a 15 page short story That it ends up a 220 plus page novel with a narrative that circles and circles the central event without ever really touching it and yet still manages to remain intriguing and fresh and compellingly page turning is an example of Didion's genius Some of her sentences just cut right through you I have to be in a certain mood to read

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    free read The Last Thing He Wanted Joan Didion Í 3 download read ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Í Joan Didion This book was very slow did not capture my attention at all as my mind kept wandering I was reading the words but not absorbing anything Joan Didion is one of my favorite authors but this book was unfortunately a dud

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    [The Last Thing He Wanted] EBOOK READ free read The Last Thing He Wanted It would be impossible for a young person—say a teenager—to comprehend the world of this book now In DEMOCRACY and LAST THING Didion was obsessed with sinister business as usual Now we don’t have any The foundations—what MSNBC people call “norms”—are being stripped away like copper from the innards

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  • Paperback
  • 240
  • The Last Thing He Wanted
  • Joan Didion
  • English
  • 09 July 2019
  • 9780679752851