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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.
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 11 days 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
A bizarre look into the mind of a man suffering from depression. So enlightening. So strange.Published 2 months ago by Polly's Daughter
Could perhaps use a bit of editing and starts to feel like a movie, but excellent fun. Interesting depiction of fear and anxiety. Gets it quite right I think. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Charlotte Moore
Another wonderful book by Mark Haddon! As in The Red House, he tells a whopping good story through the thoughts and actions of the main characters, each chapter either taking up... Read morePublished 5 months ago by E. Hamilton
This book was a hoot. The variety of topics covered was remarkable. I recommend it as a fun, summer read, though there is some depth to it. Read morePublished 5 months ago by leeann weir
This story gained momentum, took many twists and turns but was always true to heart. Simply told and powerful in its simplicity. Read morePublished 6 months ago by book group groupie
I began this book expecting comedy. At first it sure didn't seem like comedy to me, but after immersion into the characters' lives and after completion I feel quite amused, so,... Read morePublished 8 months ago by David J. Osborne