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  • The Nix

  • By: Nathan Hill
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 21 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 588
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 589

Meet Samuel: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy. Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the Internet, and inflames a divided America. The media paints Faye as a radical hippie with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high school sweetheart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant novel

  • By Will J Bailey on 24-05-17

Brilliant!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-05-17

Wow....amazing.., refreshingly different,; totally engaging and inspiring... A truly wonderful depiction of humanity with all its failings through famiky generations,; yet ultimately optimistic and hopeful for the future... Cannot wait for Nathan Hill's 2nd novel...

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