'Dervish' unfortunately is too much l...

'Dervish' unfortunately is too much like its title

There are 1 comment on the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal story from Jan 7, 2012, titled 'Dervish' unfortunately is too much like its title. In it, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal reports that:

That's the third sentence in "American Dervish," and it aptly captures what's right and also wrong with this debut novel by Brookfield native Ayad Akhtar .

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Since: May 08

Wiesbaden, Germany

#1 Jan 7, 2012
>But like many plot-driven Hollywood films, "Dervish" simultaneously sacrifices depth, turning its characters into cartoons who flit from crisis to crisis, without ever developing an inner life.<

Not worth seeing it evidently.

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