Considered by many to be Elkin's magnum opus, George Mills is, an ambitious, digressive and endlessly entertaining account of the 1,000 year history of the George Millses. From toiling as a stable boy during the crusades to working as a furniture mover, there has always been a George Mills whose lot in life is to serve important personages. But ...
Considered by many to be Elkin's magnum opus, George Mills is, an ambitious, digressive and endlessly entertaining account of the 1,000 year history of the George Millses. From toiling as a stable boy during the crusades to working as a furniture mover, there has always been a George Mills whose lot in life is to serve important personages. But the latest in the line of true blue-collar workers may also be the last, as he obsesses about his family's history and decides to break the cycle of doomed George Millses. An inventive, unique family saga, George Mills is Elkin at his most manic, most comic and most poignant.
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Enjoyed this book immensely. Tells it like it was. Our Family MILLS surely has had its ups and downs. This is just a cross section, of just one persons travel through their life, getting here from there. , And anyone who wants a little insight to family, should take the time to read through it. Researching family for many years, and wish I had come across this book sooner. Would have let a lot of light on the subject. Again, I am coming from a total different point of view than most. Very interested in where I came from and hopefully, will be very helpful to those who will come after all of us. Just an excellent read, all the way round.
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