Les Savage, Jr. – Treasure of the Brasada (1947)

dell0673

Western
Category: Published in 1940s
Date Finished: December 14, 2015

This is clearly a post-war psychological novel in which the protagonist has to struggle against his own overwhelming fears after being rolled by a horse, along with his struggles against the law, outlaws, and treasurer seekers. Some have called Savage’s work noir, though I find it tough to classify non-film items as noir. It is of the same zeitgeist, though. The action at the end does pick up the story, but I did struggle with finding time or inclination to read this. I wanted to like it more, but perhaps it was the wrong book for a busy week.

Westerns2015-12-14

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s