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That part of the book was the most overdone in complexity per too much descriptive information.
Lee is not a particularly sympathetic character, but the author very carefully, even tediously, captures the life of a man who seemed to be perpetually maladjusted.
A novel without much plot or dialogue needs a real prose stylist, and Ms. Choi does not seem to measure up.
The author does an amazing job of painting for us the thoughts of a strange character, who can only see the world from his own perspective and the turmoil it causes for him when a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Brian G. Mason
A novel without much plot or dialogue needs a real prose stylist, and Ms. Choi does not seem to measure up.Published 6 months ago by G.S.
Wanted to support my local college alumni group so agreed to host a book club about this book. She is in residence now at the university in question. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Fair Warning
I must admit that it took some determination on my part to move beyond Part I of the novel. I confess that I am biased, and have an anti-conventional streak. Read morePublished 9 months ago by shumkh
Susan Choi writes incredibly rich, detailed sentences. That's why it's such a shame that someone who is an obviously talented writer should spend so much effort expanding on an... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Carlos
Talk about being one's own worst enemy! I found the character development very interesting in this novel. It was brave of Choi to make her protagonist so hard to like at first. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Avid Reader
Choi's adaptation of a Unabomber like story, while a satisfying read in the end, is somewhat plodding in its duration. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ranger0912
A Person of Interest was, for the most part, not interesting. It was a slow-moving replay of themes in the news in the nineties. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kathleen Farrell
A Person of Interest by Susan Choi is my first read by this author. In total, the main plot of the story is a love affair of an uninteresting math professor and an unfulfilled... Read morePublished on July 14, 2012 by C. K. Harrell