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The Village: A Novel by David Mamet
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The Village: A Novel (1994)

by David Mamet

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Pretentious and boring. Mamet's dialogue is good, but his characters are no more than cliches. He should've done more research for this book than watching Fargo. ( )
  johnstonp | Oct 31, 2008 |
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A very ordinary village in New England where nothing happens--in the street, that is, because inside people's heads action abounds, be that the hardware man on the verge of bankruptcy, or the hunter yearning for the good old days, or the local bimbo filled with sadistic fantasies. A study of characters and their interplay by the playwright who wrote American Buffalo.… (more)

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