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Tinkers by Paul Harding

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Tinkers

by: Paul Harding;

2009; 191 pages,

rating: 5

Tinkers was the Pulitzer Prize winner of 2010. So, that would make it a pretty good book choice don't you think?

So did I.

and you know what? It was.

I really enjoyed it. It was a good mix of interesting characters and great writing. I found it quite engaging. Of course, it helps that the book is less than 200 pages, but there is a reason why this won the Pulizter.

I love when the writing is new and unique. And I really felt as though Harding found a good style.

Tinkers is about an old man lying on his death bed. He remembers his life. That may sound boring, but I was genuinely intrigued throughout the book.

I especially liked the chapters about the man's father. I found those incredibly interesting.

The story and narration jump through the generations, but always paint a clear picture of the speaker and his emotions, and how these events shape his life, and that of his kids.

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