Oct 24, 2002
a Helpful Review
by the Epinions community
Pros: Energetic, gorgeous prose; fascinating, fully developed characters; a welcome literary throwback.
Cons: None for me.
Summary: E.L. Doctorow is widely considered to be among the finest contemporary American writers, and, Billy Bathgate-one of the better novels of the last twenty years-is my personal favorite of all his works. Teeming with life, the book gives us Billy, an ... read more