Book Review of Dumbarton Drive by Bob Rager
Dumburton Drive by Bob Rager is a masterpiece in terms of its content and style. This fictional book gives a chronology of two men who are struggling to free themselves from a confinement of time (Rager, 2012). Rager capitalizes the idea that time greatly influences man’s life to build up this fictional piece. The authorship style employed by Rager is involving to his readers. Some the key styles that Rager’s text builds on is imagery. The creation of imagery aids in creating mental pictures within the mind of his readers about the effects of time and how time can be viewed as being a trap which can bar individuals from achieving various goals in life. The struggle of the two men who the antagonists in this novel to escape the confinement that has been created by time builds lot suspense within the story. It gives the reader a curiosity about what is going to transpire at the end of the novel.
Rager’s style of creating this suspense effectively draws the reader into the novel because one really wants to understand what happens at the end of the novel. However, Rager does not go the end of the story immediately but keeps on using flashbacks to remind the reader of events and occurrences that had happened in the past. Therefore, the greatest strengths that can be associated with this novel are the style of audience involvement into the novel. In addition, the organization, word choice, and sentence structure employed in this novel makes it ideal for readers of all level. This means that the book has a wide range of audiences across the academic spectrum.
Rager, B. (2012). Dumbarton Drive. Washington DC: DK Publisher.