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Brings to life one of history's legendary figures John Brown whose passion to abolish sl.

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[Reading] ➽ Cloudsplitter By Russell Banks – Weplayit.co A triumph of the imagination rich in incident and beautiful in its detail Cloudsplitter brings to life one of history's legendary figures John Brown whose passion to abolish slavery lit the fires of tA triumph of the imagination rich in incident and beautiful in its detail Cloudsplitter.

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PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co Russell Banks is a member of the International Parliament of Writers and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters His work has been translated into twenty languages and has received numerous international prizes and awards He has written fiction and recently non fiction with Dreaming up America His main works include the novels Continental Drift Rule of the Bone Cloudsplit

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  1. Richard Derus Richard Derus says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBRating 5 of fiveOn my birthday in 1999 I got a call from a childhood friend informing me that my mother had had a debilitating stroke I started planning my trip back to my hometown calling in favors and loans and generally mobilizing my support system I was on a plane two weeks later accompanied by this bookIt was a godsend A story I knew told by a storyteller I trusted My n


  2. Krok Zero Krok Zero says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBFinally finished this ginormous tome after dipping in and out of it for months I have mixed feelings Subject matter's fascinating of course radical abolitionist and Christian fundamentalist John Brown raises his family to be a cult of anti slavery soldiers culminating in the failed attempt at a slave revolt in Harpers Ferry VA one of the big road to the Civil War events in your American history textbooks The big unaskedunanswered uestion the book poses is this why did it take a religious nutjob kamikaze terrorist to take serious action against slavery? There were other white abolitionists of course but they were basically journalists and theoreticians not men of ac


  3. Larry Bassett Larry Bassett says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBIt took me three years to read this book But really it said on the shelf for a good chunk of that time until I finally admitted that I was going to have to get the audible book to finish it off And so I did This is a long book Not three years long but pretty long And like is often the case with historical fiction I am not uite sure what is historical and what is fiction This is a story told by Owen Brown the last remaining son of the infamous John Brown Who met his end at Harpers Ferry I didn't know much about John Brown beyond Harpers Ferry but this book pretty much takes you through his life I would call him a religious fanatic He was dedicated He was determined to eliminate slavery He was a preacher and I didn't much appreciate the fact that the book often made great diversions into his sermonizingI have thought at times in my life that


  4. Snotchocheez Snotchocheez says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBCloudsplitter a fictional novel about the the abolitionist John Brown is as painful to review as it is at times to read Clearly this 750 page behemoth is a labor of love for author Russell Banks as exhaustive and as detailed as the events in John Brown's life are depicted you can't help but feel that Banks lived sleeped breathedwell completely inhabited John Brown and his family particularly the narrator his third son Owen Brown The book however is simultaneously beautiful AND boring thought provoking AND mind numbing true to life AND fanciful brilliant AND mundane The problem might lie in the manner Banks chooses to portray this story th


  5. Stephen Wallant Stephen Wallant says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBI just think you NEED to understand something OK this book is just great Now now we all know the Reserve sucked ass And I said The Darling was great and it was but this was A THOUSAND TIMES BETTER There are not enough stars in all of the rating systems in all the world to say what a great novel we have on our hands here Cloudsplitter is the English translation of the Irouois word for Mount Marcy the tallest mountain of the Adirondacks Really incredible up there So Bank


  6. Samantha Samantha says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBI first discovered Russell Banks when I encountered Lost Memory of Skin about a year ago Topically they're very different but a major commonality is Banks's acuity in depicting the lives of outsiders Cloudsplitter is a historical novel about the radical abolitionist John Brown and his gradual metamorphosis from a deeply religious family man and


  7. Ned Ned says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBHistorical fiction doesn't always work for me but this was superb and all subseuent Russell Banks haven't uite lived up to it for me anyway Hearing the story from the less gifted son Owen of the abolitionist John Brown really worked in this novel Much has been written of the history of John Brown but understanding what w


  8. Wilhelmina Jenkins Wilhelmina Jenkins says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBI'm between a four and a five star rating but I'll go for the five This book was an amazing ride As long a book as this was I never wanted to stop reading


  9. Mark Mark says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB“Of all the animals on this planet we are surely the nastiest the most deceitful the most murderous and vile Despite our God or because of him Both”  John Brown Those simple words still conjure up so many conflicting images abolitionist terror


  10. Amerynth Amerynth says:

    PDF/EPUB Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUB ê ✓ weplayit.co cloudsplitter ebok, Cloudsplitter PDF/EPUBSprawling historical novel that follows the tale of Owen Brown the son of John Brown the abolitionist that led the raid at Harper's Ferry The story is really bogged down in pages and pages of useless detail nearly 30 pages describing the family's financial situation in Ohio that uickly becomes repetitive Oddly enough the novel suffers from the opposite problem too it jumps to a new storyline with no build up whatsoever Owen suddenly beats up a man on his farm for no apparent reason then suddenly is in love with the man's wife a few pages later a wife he's never spoken to in nearly 500 pages of text a few pages later he wasn't in love after all The book really needs a good and thorough edit


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