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I really enjoyed laughing out loud while reading this book.
If you hated the Corrections because of all the miserable characters, then you might might not like this one, but just a little bit less.
The book is very well crafted, and the characters and plot are very well developed with a simplicity done best by a good writer.
This is a warm and fun story. Even though the title and back cover refer mainly to George Hall, the main character, the book is more about a modern and slightly dysfunctional... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alejandro Contreras
The book pulled me in and I had a hard time pausing. The characters are all so real, and remind me of my own family but without any of the details being remotely the same, or the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Emily
It's like a twisted tale of British suburbia or a soap opera. The story moved very slowly and was told in different points of view. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mary Johnson
What a hilarious look into the wry British humor. Great characters.Published 4 months ago by N. Brown
well written; odd and interesting characters. An awful lot of gay sexual material.Published 5 months ago by Susan B. Frost
A very interesting story about a man just retired terrified he has a life threatening illness and the hilarious family dynamics around his illness and a family wedding .... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Aishwarya Saraswati
You might like this book, but I'd suggest you pass it by. It's just SO BORING.
It was NOT my first choice for my first Mark Haddon book. Read more