➳ Not for Nothing Read ➻ Author Stephen Graham Jones – Realestatelawcenter.us

Not for Nothing A Novel Written In Second Person The Town Is Stanton, Texas, Population Three Thousand The Private Investigator Is Disgraced Midland Homicide Detective Nicholas Bruiseman, Who S So Down On His Luck That He S Forced To Take A Job As A Live In Security Guard For The Town S Lone Storage Facility This Is His New Life Starting Over With Nothing In The Town He Grew Up In.

➳ Not for Nothing  Read ➻ Author Stephen Graham Jones – Realestatelawcenter.us
  • Paperback
  • 298 pages
  • Not for Nothing
  • Stephen Graham Jones
  • 17 November 2018
  • 1938604539

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  1. says:

    click to watch the video book review on YouTube Reading Stephen Graham Jones is like being on a manhunt for a double amputee Even when I get him, I don t get all of him.Nick Bruiseman is a has been PI who lives in a storage locker in Stanton, Texas A small town, 3,000 people, where everyone knows everyone So when Bruiseman gets hired, things turn incestuous quickly.The book will be released in March 2014 If you are a fan of detective novels and oral storytelling, then I definitely recommen click to watch the video book review on YouTube Reading Stephen Graham Jones is like being on a manhunt for a double amputee Even when I get him, I don t get all of him.Nick Bruiseman is a has been PI who lives in a storage locker in Stanton, Texas A small town, 3,000 people, where everyone knows everyone So when Bruisem...


  2. says:

    REVIEWED Not for NothingWRITTEN BY Stephen Graham JonesPUBLISHED March 18, 2014Not for Nothing is a gritty, twisting detective tale set in small town Stanton, Texas, where everyone knows each other and business affairs are conducted by the ghosts of high school cliques In fact, one of the clever and most successful elements of this story is the yearbook esque feeling of it the protagonist, Nick Bruiseman, a disgraced ex cop and now drunk security guard fumbles his way through a series of do REVIEWED Not for NothingWRITTEN BY Stephen Graham JonesPUBLISHED March 18, 2014Not for Nothing is a gritty, twisting detective tale set in small town Stanton, Texas, where everyone knows each other and business affairs are conducted by the ghosts of high school cliques In fact, one of the clever and most successful elements of this story is the yearbook esque feeling of it the protagonist, Nick Bruiseman, a disgraced ex cop and now drunk security guard fumbles his way through a series of double crosses and murde...


  3. says:

    Jones does such a seamless job of telling Nick s story, your story, that you willingly go along And in fact you will forget you are reading in second person, most likely, because you ll be able to smell the hot air, see the big sky, taste the chopped barbecue sandwich or the sta...


  4. says:

    I d give this 4.5 stars.Full disclosure I received an advance readers copy of this book from NetGalleys in exchange for an unbiased review.Nick Bruiseman is a disgraced former police detective and private investigator forced out of his job and the town of Midland, Texas after an investigation goesthan a little awry He returns to his small hometown of Stanton, Texas, where he hopes to drink the rest of his days away, days he s spending working for and living ...


  5. says:

    This is one of the most uniquely framed detective stories I ve ever read The use of the second person throughout this book read like a good friend whispering in your ear reminding of all the shit you stepped in an...


  6. says:

    A great mystery that unravels on as many blunders as clues Nick Bruiseman lives up to his name, fantastic antihero Stanton and its locals are rough and realistic with a dash of nuts What really makes this book is the prose Written in second person, th...


  7. says:

    Not for Nothing by Stephen Graham Jones is a recommended detective novelNick Bruiseman was a detective with the police department Now, after being kicked off the force and told to leave Midland, he s a private investigator, sort of, and the security guard for the storage facility in his hometown of Stanton, Texas What Nick is really doing is living and mostly drinking in a storage unit Then things getcomplicated.A woman he thought he loved during high school shows up to hire Nick Not for Nothing by Stephen Graham Jones is a recommended detective novelNick Bruiseman was a detective with the police department Now, after being kicked off the force and told to leave Midland, he s a private investigator, sort of, and the security guard for the storage facility in his hometown of Stanton, Texas What Nick is really doing is living and mostly drinking in a storage unit Then things getcomplicated.A woman he t...


  8. says:

    First of all, and admission of guilt I expected to hate this book because it is written in second person and that tends to drive me mad Oddly, it didn t with this story Looking back, I can t imagine this book being written any other way This author does not include a lot of looking back at previous events in his work, so the second person style was helpful to make me feel like I was walking in the shoes of the main character Seeing the world through his eyes helped me hang onto events and o First of all, and admission of guilt I expected to hate this book because it is written in second person and that tends to drive me mad Oddly, it didn t with this story Looking back, I can t imagine this book being written any other way This author does not include a lot of looking back at previous events in his work, so the second person style was helpful to make me feel like I was walking in the shoes of the main character Seeing the world through his eyes helped me hang onto events and other characters I needed toward the end of the book in order to make everything tie together This is a very well written and interesting novel The main character is a guy that you just can t help but like He has a good sense of humour and a take charge sort of personality that really ...


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    Nicholas Bruiseman is a disgraced alcoholic detective, eking out a living as a live in security guard in a small town in Texas The story begins when he is asked to do some private investigative work and at first the novel reads like a fairly straightforward detective tale But it all soon gets complicated both in the narrative and for the reader I found the plot quite difficult to follow you certainly have to work at it There s a lot of dialogue, which doesn t always help to understand wha Nicholas Bruiseman is a disgraced alcoholic detective, eking out a living as a live in security guard in a small town in Texas The story begins when he is asked to do some private investigative work and at first the novel reads like a fairly straightforward detective tale But it all soon gets complicated both in the narrative and for the reader I found the plot quite difficult to follow you certainly have to work at it There s a lot of dialogue, which doesn t always help to understand what s going on, and whic...


  10. says:

    In this rural noir novel, Nick Bruiseman is a former homicide detective, now down on his luck, who has returned to his small Texas hometown He is hired separately by both a husband and wife to do some private detective work The second person narrative was not as annoying as I usually find it, perhaps because the writer is quite skilled and there are no inconsistencies in the narrator s voice While I admire the author s ability, I thought the book was largely missing the expec...

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