Gregory Hill won the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award for East of Denver, which received widespread acclaim for its darkly humorous voice and richly drawn characters.
Shakespeare Williams heads home to his family’s farm in eastern Colorado and finds his widowed, senile father living in squalor. Reconnecting with his high school buddies, Shakespeare hatches a semiserious plan to save the failing farm by robbing the bank that has been slowly sucking the farm dry.
What disappointed you about East of Denver?
If you want to get into a grey mood this is the book to read.
Would you ever listen to anything by Gregory Hill again?