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Rebellion by Joseph Patterson is a riveting and thought-provoking novel that delves into themes of power, loyalty, and sacrifice. The story follows a group of rebels fighting against a corrupt government, led by a charismatic leader who must make difficult choices to ensure the survival of his people.

Patterson's writing is engaging and fast-paced, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as the rebels navigate treacherous obstacles and face fierce opposition. The characters are complex and well-developed, each struggling with their own inner demons and personal motivations. The protagonist's inner turmoil and moral dilemmas add depth to the narrative, making the reader empathize with his decisions and the sacrifices he must make.

The world-building in Rebellion is rich and vivid, transporting readers to a dystopian society plagued by oppression and injustice. Patterson skillfully explores political intrigue and power struggles, shedding light on the complexities of rebellion and the consequences of standing up against tyranny.

Overall, Rebellion is a gripping and thought-provoking read that will leave readers questioning the boundaries of power and the price of freedom. Patterson's masterful storytelling and compelling characters make this novel a must-read for fans of dystopian fiction and political thrillers.

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Cinematic in style and rich in characterization, this novel is set in early 20th century Chicago – in a barroom, at home, and in the workplace. An alcoholic convinces himself of the reasonableness of “just one drink”. A priest defends the Church’s position on the indissolubility of marriage. It is a story of relationships impacted by human frailties, unusual generosity, and religion. “It is almost photographic in its accuracy of detail.” – The New York Herald
“Every person in it is someone you know.” – The Call
“The author permits the representatives of the old order to present their arguments. For the new order he presents simply the facts of such a case as Georgia’s. It is for this reason that the book is strong.” –The New York Times
The author’s personal history, including his founding of the NY Daily News, is covered at

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