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Review by David Alec Knight: The Dead and the Desperate by Dan Denton

If you have liked Dan Denton’s poetry, or if you liked his first novel, you know what you’re in for. And guess what? There’s even more now: he has grown much as a writer since, and this novel is even more important. You might think, as you begin to read Dan Denton’s THE DEAD AND …

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Review by Westley Heine: The Dead and the Desperate by Dan Denton

The Beats and later Charles Bukoswki cleared the way for the working class poet, the outlaw writer, and the mental outsider to enter literature. After Buk died in 1994 no one has really replaced his mantle. In the vacuum has swelled a generation of writers who seem to think if they get drunk and write …

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Review by Independent Book Review: The Dead and the Desperate by Dan Denton

The Dead and the Desperate By Dan Denton Genre: Literary Fiction Reviewed by Maxwell Gillmer, Independent Book Review Beautifully written and utterly raw—a harrowing look at the life of an American factory worker There is no title more fitting for Dan Denton’s third book than The Dead and the Desperate. The story is borne of …

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