Best Native American Literature Reviews From BookViral

"A superb start to a new series from Neil Perry Gordon!"

Native American Literature Book Reviews

Recommend  for the coveted BookViral Crimson Quill. To make your recommendation simply click on the award badge below..…. 

  • ASIN: ‎ B0BTDV56H4
  • Language: ‎ English
  • Print length: ‎ 333 pages
  • Genre: Native American Literature


The BookViral Review:

Sometimes when you read a novel, it’s so immersive it simply takes over your imagination. Those books are few and far between but that’s exactly what Thunder Falls – The Education of Leopold Red Wolf does. A new Native American Literature release which once again finds Neil Perry Gordon  on top form.

Gordon’s narrative is fresh and assured with a sense of intrigue and purpose accompanying Leopold’s adventures at every turn and as with Gordon’s previous releases his feel for detail is terrific.

Every one of his characters is an individual and refreshingly his narrative remains clear of trite clichés as he finds the right pace and style for a story that makes a perceptive and important statement about Native American Indians, the West, the American dream and the lengths to which unprincipled men went to attain it.

We know that Native American Indians were destroyed as an organic community and shunted off to reservations but there’s no stridency or overreaching to be found in Gordon’s narrative and he doesn’t set out to capture the history of a time, but its flavour as he straddles two ideas of civilization: the Indian’s and the white man’s.

Thunder Falls unfolds from the perspective of Gordon’s protagonist Leopold Red Wolf with occasional flashbacks, which are indispensable to the discoveries ahead and as with Gordon’s previous releases, there is hardly an emotion that he doesn’t touch upon. 

It’s a story about anger, shame and helplessness and although not explicit in the way you might expect it’s more than enough to elicit a visceral reaction and as an excoriating look at the historical plight of Native American Indians, it bites hard with unexpected plot twists which give Gordon’s novel plenty of solid dramatic impact.

A superb start to a new series from Gordon with particular appeal to readers of his Alaskan Adventures of Percy Hope series, Native American Literature and Westerns, Thunder Falls – The Education of Leopold Red Wolf is unreservedly recommended!

Recommended Book Reviews
In The BookViral Spotlight

Radio Entertainment Book Reviews

Radio Entertainment Book Reviews

A highly informative and fascinating memoir of the DJ and music business, ‘Disk Jockeys, Preachers and Elvis’-written in the first person-maps the life and career of Ron Brandon, as he bounces between radio stations from way back in the 1950s during the heyday of Rock and Roll.

Read More »
Teen & Young Adult Contemporary Romance

Teen & Young Adult Contemporary Romance

Sean Bernatowicz makes the unbelievable believable in this well-thought-out story of happiness within unhappiness. An easy read, with an accessible yet absorbing plot, ‘Long Distance’ weaves romance and intrigue together into a tale full of drama and emotion.

Read More »

Author Publishing Tips & Recommended Book Reviews

Book Reviews That Readers Trust.

From humble beginnings in 2002 as a book review club BookViral has grown to become the first choice in book reviews for authors around the world and one of the biggest book review sites on the web. BookViral reaches millions of potential readers through best practice SEO and a trusted social media presence ensuring readers get unbiased, critical recommendations they can trust. 

BookViral also offers a full suite of author services, including, book editing services for unpublished and self-published authors, website design and bespoke SEO that help authors get discovered by more potential readers as well as industry influencers, such as publishers, agents and film executives. 

© Copyright 2019 BookViral Reviews. All Rights Reserved.