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Use However his best intentions go awry when his clean up efforts bring media coverage that sets off a rash of evictions and ushers in an influx of new and affluent tenantsHis fight to clean up the block evolves into a uest to cleanse his sou I wanted to like this book I really enjoyed the premise but the execution was unusual This is Mr Herz s first book and it reads like it That is ok Every author has a first book and lots of kinks need practice to work themselves out The writing is a little clumsy at times but he has a talent for descriptions It s the organization of ideas and the consistency of time that is bothersome The ending is nuts In the weirdest worst way imaginable Heck I couldn t imagine it The wheels really fall off the bus at the end Then that bus runs off a cliff And catches fire And burns a village below You get the picture Spoiler Alert A couple of things about this story really bugged me The ghosts like the kid on the bridge Maybe the man on the subway with the EXACT SAME abortion story I felt like this second story line added nothing It seemed to muddy the water if anything Is this mystical realism Just the protagonist falling apart I m not sure I d feel any better about the book knowing the answers Also I was just kind of left with the feeling there was a slight anti abortion tone to the book Maybe not I m not certain Just because the theme of abortion regret was present doesn t make it intended as a cautionary tale It just sort of left that impression with me Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of evictions and ushers in an influx Spieserye of new and affluent tenantsHis fight to clean up the block evolves into a uest to cleanse his sou I wanted to like this book I really enjoyed the premise but the execution was unusual This is Mr Herz s first book and it reads like it That is Feral ok Every author has a first book and lots Krismis van Map Jacobs of kinks need practice to work themselves Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods out The writing is a little clumsy at times but he has a talent for descriptions It s the Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche organization Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of ideas and the consistency Mensa Riddles Conundrums of time that is bothersome The ending is nuts In the weirdest worst way imaginable Heck I couldn t imagine it The wheels really fall Julie of the Wolves off the bus at the end Then that bus runs The Right Swipe off a cliff And catches fire And burns a village below You get the picture Spoiler Alert A couple Touched of things about this story really bugged me The ghosts like the kid Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa on the bridge Maybe the man Ugly Fish on the subway with the EXACT SAME abortion story I felt like this second story line added nothing It seemed to muddy the water if anything Is this mystical realism Just the protagonist falling apart I m not sure I d feel any better about the book knowing the answers Also I was just kind The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of left with the feeling there was a slight anti abortion tone to the book Maybe not I m not certain Just because the theme Little Gods of abortion regret was present doesn t make it intended as a cautionary tale It just sort Der Schweizerische Robinson of left that impression with me

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The Last Block In Harlem

A young couple seeking a fresh start moves into a fourth floor walk up in Sugar Hill Harlemwhere kids run through hydrants and music blares from stereos plugged into lampposts When the husband notices trash marring the streets he finds his ca This book was going so well for about the first half then it started to gradually veer off course and then the plane crashed into a mountain in the last 20 pages or so The ending was bungled in a way that s so epic that I actually kinda respect it If you gave me the first 14 chapters of this book and told me to write two final chapters that completely ruin it as some silly writing assignment I don t know that I could come up with something as bizarre as what this guy came up with I don t have as vivid an imaginationNot that this was necessarily the great American novel up until that point But I really did like the idea behind it Some yuppie marketing a hole moves into an apartment in Harlem He falls in love with the area and the people and he hates his job because it s marketing One day he has a Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire moment and decides to uit his job and focus on sweeping the sidewalk No really But then the media takes notice and he gets funding from a politician a corrupt one natch and the whole thing turns into one huge clusterfuck Someone who s not high should rip that idea off for a film Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide off course and then the plane crashed into a mountain in the last 20 pages Kingdom of Ash Throne of Glass 7 or so The ending was bungled in a way that s so epic that I actually kinda respect it If you gave me the first 14 chapters Imagine Me of this book and told me to write two final chapters that completely ruin it as some silly writing assignment I don t know that I could come up with something as bizarre as what this guy came up with I don t have as vivid an imaginationNot that this was necessarily the great American novel up until that point But I really did like the idea behind it Some yuppie marketing a hole moves into an apartment in Harlem He falls in love with the area and the people and he hates his job because it s marketing One day he has a Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire moment and decides to uit his job and focus Beyond Temptation on sweeping the sidewalk No really But then the media takes notice and he gets funding from a politician a corrupt Past Due Debt Collection one natch and the whole thing turns into Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt one huge clusterfuck Someone who s not high should rip that idea The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline off for a film

Christopher Herz ✓ 8 SUMMARY

L but the choices he makes cannot change the past and the secrets that haunt him What exists beneath the surface can't be held down for long On the last block in Harlem accomplishment and love will clash but which force is strong enough to wi I ve never been to Harlem but I feel like I have after reading this book The author has a rare talent for recreating the sights sounds and smells of the neighborhood not to mention realistically depicting the characters who populate it Not to give too much away but I didn t see the ending coming and wasn t sure how I felt about it Later I thought about the book and mentally retraced the steps leading up to the last chapter similar to what I did after seeing the film The Sixth Sense Overall I still prefer warm fuzzy endings but this one made me think and react not a bad thing at all I will definitely read Christopher Herz s next novel He clearly has a creative mind and I can t wait to see what he comes up with next Pocomoto Tenderfoot of the neighborhood not to mention realistically depicting the characters who populate it Not to give too much away but I didn t see the ending coming and wasn t sure how I felt about it Later I thought about the book and mentally retraced the steps leading up to the last chapter similar to what I did after seeing the film The Sixth Sense Overall I still prefer warm fuzzy endings but this Anton one made me think and react not a bad thing at all I will definitely read Christopher Herz s next novel He clearly has a creative mind and I can t wait to see what he comes up with next


10 thoughts on “The Last Block In Harlem

  1. says:

    This book was going so well for about the first half then it started to gradually veer off course and then the plane crashed into a mountain in the last 20 pages or so The ending was bungled in a way that's so epic that I actually kinda respect it If you gave me the first 14 chapters of this book and told me to write two final chapters that completely ruin it as some silly writing assignment I don't know that I could

  2. says:

    I would say this was soft literary Very vibrant writing Great use of setting I felt like I was in Harlem The story was enjoyable Usu

  3. says:

    Unless you're new to reading my blog you're probably aware of my love for all things New York City There is somet

  4. says:

    The first thing I noticed about this book was how distinctly male it was In no way is this a criticism I am a huge fan of Jack Kerouac and you can't get much male focused from the male perspective and about things that could only happen to male

  5. says:

    I wanted to like this book I really enjoyed the premise but the execution was unusual This is Mr Herz's first book and it reads like it That is ok Every author has a first book and lots of kinks need practice to work themselves out The writing is a little clumsy at times but he has a talent for descriptions It's the organi

  6. says:

    Ok so this book was loaned to me on my Kindle and I was so excited to receive it I began to read it immediately Of course I only had two weeks to finish it which is an eternity to me but I was anxious to get started reading The title drew me in also The story began and I was somewhat interested As I continued reading I began to feel disconnected and lost for where the author was trying to take me The development of characters was slight at

  7. says:

    I really wanted to like this book I picked it up as a Samsung Deal of the Month because I'm currently living in a downtown neighborho

  8. says:

    I've never been to Harlem but I feel like I have after reading this book The author has a rare talent for recreating the sights sou

  9. says:

    I read this via a Crazy Book Tours and I have to say it did not impress me Not every book can be a winner and it's great to step out and read things that normally you wouldn't so I am not sorry I read it just tha

  10. says:

    weird but good book I enjoyed reading it

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