Might as well make it same as your dome You need your thoughts together, that means destination is unknown As we travel on this road, an infinite path, I get into this math Drop and get intense for this cash Will I be subject to kill, live my life by a gat Just when I think I made it out, the street is calling me back Chorus: Nature I know a lot of fiends by they first name Living in Queens, a lot of cats getting stuck for they chains Holding dirty guns, the young owe dirty ones Running wild, niggaz I raise hell above ground Live in sin, holding rocks, benjamin grin Figure once I got knocked, it would end Never that They try to tell me I don't love my own The thugs know, they ride my zone Like the cyclone trademark For coney isle, yeah you know me now I'm giving fake hugs, phoney smiles Stack profits, you know how the niggaz on the block get Try to give you dap to stare at your pockets Cruise advance nothing new just the rules of the land You could tell if they wolves or lamb You could fight a few, there's a few that ran Or you could feed them and lose your hand What you wanna do? Da Da da da da da. Both cases blow up figuratively and literally. Do you know know how much we miss you? This was easy reading and very enjoyable and I truly liked it. . Leonid's father is still out there somewhere, and his wife is in an uptown sanitarium trying to recover from the deep depression that led to her attempted suicide in the previous novel. In this book, Leonid learns that his son, Twill, who is now working in his detective agency, is out on his own without consulting him and has placed himself in a very dangerous place.
Leonid McGill should be appreciated. Do you get to think about us anymore? This is the fifth entry in the series, and it is fine. Will our relationship be as sweet in Heaven? On the train from Philly to New York, a beautiful woman sits next to him. Oh, sometimes I wonder Sometimes I wonder. Will I recognize you when I see you? However, I found the author would give me a little hint as to who they were if they hadn't been in the story for a while. These things bring me so close to You. The background is well described from the seedy sections of New York to the elaborate residences of the rich.
If you're a fan of Chandler and Marlowe, you'll find much to like in Mosley's latest book. His personal life is not so well secured. He uses this knowledge to inform his criminal life, rather than to inform any kind of political life. He is a quite flawed person, due to many factors ranging from his early survival on the streets to the deeds he has committed and wishes he could take back. Her legacy and influence are timeless and priceless. The others aren't nearly as compelling and never feel like the kind of shitstorms that Leonid is famous for. He lives on the street.
Sunny days seem to hurt the most I wear the pain like a heavy coat I feel you everywhere I go I see your smile, I see your face I hear you laughing in the rain I still can't believe you're gone It ain't fair you died too young Like a story that had just begun But death tore the pages all away God knows how I miss you All the hell that I've been through Just knowing, no one could take your place Sometimes I wonder who you'd be today Would you see the world? I remember when I graduated high school I thought of you, wondered what it would be like to see you in that crowd, to feel your arms around my shoulders, to laugh with you instead of in remembrance of you. It is not magic; it is just so skillfully done. He loves Aura, the woman who manages the building where he rents his office. I continue to be in awe of Walter Mosley. He had turned homeless Hiram down as a client but soon after Hiram is murdered. A Detective Story with Many Angles Leonid McGill is having a bad day. They're a little sexier than the Easy Rawlins ones and McGill's problems seem more real and more heartbreaking.
The silk blouse was blue with an underlying patina of gray. I found strong entertainment value everywhere: humor, poignancy, romance, mystery, suspense, action, and drama. She's being followed by a man sent by her ex-fiance. Did you bow in humble reverence just to stand there in their presence? He feels guilty because he doesn't love her, but still cares for her. He is trying walk the straight line but the world, his family and an amazing number of ladies are trying to sway him. On this day, the drop dead beautiful woman who just sat down beside Leonid on the commuter train is about to cause a train wreck in his life both personally and professionally.
Leon is aided and surrounded by a great cast of charachers - Hush, Bug, the Professor, Gordo, Katrina, et al. He is a gifted and skilled writer who can hold a reader enthralled from beginning to end. His wife is recovering from depression that lead her to attempt suicide. His personal life is not so well secured. I can almost feel your fine hair between my fingertips, and your tired eyes looking up at me, telling me you love the way it feels to be touched with such love.
And also, everything he knows has to do with this criminal life he lived. In the the elevator leaving Penn station, McGill is forced to save her almost killing the man. Sometimes I wonder what you look like. Add in McGill's long lost socialist father who has been either freedom fighting or in prison somewhere in South America after abandoning McGill, showing up to mend the broken relationship. And Sometimes I Wonder About You by Walter Mosley- If you're like me, and have studiously read every Easy Rawlins adventure as soon as they came out, you will be equally impressed and entertained by the exploits of Leonid McGill of New York City.
He is a multi-talented man of letters, but is unique in that he weaves poetry into every page. Has Heaven eased your mind? It is a good story. To further complicate matters Twill is busy working is own case helping Fortune and spending time with his girlfriend Liza. Mosley is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. There is his depressed wife who is committed to an asylum, but not getting any better so that he wonders if it would be better if he brings her home. But McGill strolls through it all, though not in control, but seeming never completely out of control. The interwoven social commentary leant substance to the reading without weighing it down.
And he's half in love with all of them. Mosley uses the vehicle of crime fiction for philosophy, social commentary and a meditation on what it is to be human. Lines like The police had laid off killing men for selling loosies for the time being-bad publicity. Whether it's getting more traffic, or getting more email list sign-ups, making money with blogging, or writing the best kind of headlines. It doesn't happen often anymore but when it does, it's fabulous! The long lost relative who happens to hold onto a secret that the very rich will kill for. A strong story told by a flawed but strong man who is never totaling sure of his own sense of right. Walter Mosley is worth savoring.
This is the typical Mosley fare, page turning action, witty dialogue, a host of characters, and the always prevalent questions of why and how. Twill, in safeguarding Liza Downburton and her beloved, Fortune. He blackmails influential figures in important positions so that his crime network is protected. When one of his mysteries are published, it takes precedence over any other reading that is currently taking place. And Sometimes I Wonder About You by Walter Mosley is the fifth novel in the Leonid McGill series and the character is compelling enough to make me want to go back and pick up the first four stories in this series.