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Rust and Bone

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Davidson, Craig

(Book - 2005)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Rust and Bone
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A debut collection includes the tale A Mean Utility, in which Rottweilers, pit bulls, and Dobermans fight each other to the death in a dog arena, and the title story, in which a boxer's career deteriorates into a struggle for survival after a devastating injury. 13,000 first printing.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2005
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 0393061299
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: ix, 239 p. ; 22 cm

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Aug 08, 2014
  • BertBailey rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A movie was made of the title story of this collection, which (collection) I found a bit uneven. In fact, I tried but did not persist with the title story, whose basic premise I found a bit laboured--yet I since discovered it turned out to be nothing of the kind. In fact, French filmmakers seized on it and made an excellent flick out of it starring none other than Marion Cotillard. Don't miss that very affecting, extremely well-made flick. Other stories in this did pack a real punch. Pun intended: CD is clearly familiar with the world of boxing, and is a craftsman of impressive skills. (I'll be borrowing this again, I admit, to give Rust and Bone a second try.)

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