Review of Matthew Flaming's "The Kingdom of Ohio"

I actually had two reviews appear on Sunday, one in Pennsylvania and one in Texas. I feel like I’m going coast-to-coast, almost. This one is about Matthew Flaming’s The Kingdom of Ohio, which appeared in the Dallas Morning News. As the review suggests, my quibble would be that the novel never quite adds up to much, but that’s not the whole story. Do novels really need to ‘add up’ to something? The best ones do. Yes. But The Kingdom of Ohio was certainly clever, and a fun read. Isn’t that good enough? Most films are nothing more than “mildly amusing wastes of time,” to quote myself from an earlier entry. Anyway, here’s the url:

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