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The Bastard (Electric Literature's Recommended Reading)

The Bastard Electric Literature s Recommended Reading The Bastard is a con man motivated by money and bragging rights becoming whoever he needs to be as a means to those ends Confidence intuition and research are a con man s specialties and indeed w

  • Title: The Bastard (Electric Literature's Recommended Reading)
  • Author: Patrick deWitt Halimah Marcus
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Bastard is a con man, motivated by money and bragging rights, becoming whoever he needs to be as a means to those ends Confidence, intuition, and research are a con man s specialties, and indeed when the Bastard shows up to Farmer Wilson s door he is armed with all those things, plus information, whiskey, and charm These are materials of a masterful storyteller, and The Bastard is a con man, motivated by money and bragging rights, becoming whoever he needs to be as a means to those ends Confidence, intuition, and research are a con man s specialties, and indeed when the Bastard shows up to Farmer Wilson s door he is armed with all those things, plus information, whiskey, and charm These are materials of a masterful storyteller, and though you ll have to bring your own whiskey, DeWitt is equally armed With his assured, ventriloquist prose, DeWitt is a kind of law abiding con man, able to convince us, on a basic gut level, of outlandish scenarios and outsized personalities Halimah Marcus, Editor in Chief, Electric Literature s Recommended Reading About the Author Patrick deWitt is the author of the critically acclaimed Ablutions Notes for a Novel, as well as The Sisters Brothers, which was short listed for the Booker Prize Born in British Columbia, he has also lived in California and Washington, and now resides in Portland, Oregon His newest novel is Undermajordomo Minor About the Publisher Electric Literature is an independent publisher amplifying the power of storytelling through digital innovation Electric Literature s weekly fiction magazine, Recommended Reading, invites established authors, indie presses, and literary magazines to recommended great fiction Once a month we feature our own recommendation of original, previously unpublished fiction.

    The Bastard Electric Literature by Patrick DeWitt, Recommended by Electric Literature The Bastard approached the farmhouse on foot, a leather satchel in one hand and a long stick of pine in the other The sun had dropped behind the mountains, and the heavy evening cold came hurrying into the valley He watched the smoke spinning from the stone chimney The Bastard Electric Literature s Recommended Reading The Bastard Electric Literature s Recommended Reading Kindle edition by DeWitt, Patrick, Marcus, Halimah Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Bastard Electric The Bastard Electric Literature s Recommended Reading The Bastard is a con man, motivated by money and bragging rights, becoming whoever he needs to be as a means to those ends Confidence, intuition, and research are a con man s specialties, and indeed when the Bastard shows up to Farmer Wilson s door he is armed with all those things, plus information, whiskey, and charm. The Bastard Electric Literatures Recommended Reading main page Menu Archives Next Mercedes And Tesla Had A Bastard Child by Indi Mercedes Benz says that the EQC is their first ever electric car, and it s just launching now The BE has been written out of their history, which is why I call it the Bastard Electric The EQC

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    1. Patrick deWitt Halimah Marcus says:
      Patrick deWitt was born on Vancouver Island in 1975 He is the author of Help Yourself Help Yourself 2007, Teenage Teardrops , Ablutions Feb 09, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Granta , which was named a New York Times Editors Choice book, and The Sisters Brothers May 2011, Ecco House of Anansi He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and son.

    Comment 688 on “The Bastard (Electric Literature's Recommended Reading)


    1. Charles Northey says:
      A great little companion piece to the best of DeWitt s novels The fact that it is free and so good makes me feel like I m the protagonist of the story Loved it

    2. Andrew Kline says:
      Solid short storyQuick and to the point Don t expect the Bastard to be anything but that I ll read anything deWitt puts out.

    3. Matthew Sloane says:
      Worth the read.Started out as excellent Had enough of the stuff I love about deWitt to enjoy the read I agree with other review, western please Mr deWitt

    4. Peter says:
      Fun and shortNice little short story Really hoping DeWitt does another western sometime down the road Not much time for character development but yet we still understand why he s called the bastard come the end

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