Love his writing and enjoyed this one even more than his first book. He understands human relationships. An easy read that was quite enjoyable on my vacation. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Reader
No substance to the characters. Does not seem to follow a steady line. Hawke makes a better actor than author.Published 4 months ago by Carol B
Halfway through page one I realized that the writing was spot on, the voice distinct, the character disturbing and that was all I needed. Read morePublished 24 months ago by S. mcpherson
I was one of the few people that enjoyed Ethan Hawke's 1996 debut novel THE HOTTEST STATE, which provoked snickers and "worst of" inclusion at the time of its' publication. Read morePublished on April 16, 2013 by Stacy Helton
Didn't enjoy this as much as Ethan Hawke's first novel, The Hottest State, as this one felt a bit indulgent in places...but it's still pretty good.Published on September 18, 2012 by Xavier
Ethan Hawke - yes, that Ethan Hawke - has proved himself to me again. A great writer of character development novels, Ash Wednesday is written from the view point of a confused... Read morePublished on July 21, 2011 by Lloyd Morgan
He's a good actor..This book isn't the best. But, Ethan does have a unique style.
It's worth reading..I enjoyed the reading.
Yes. I said it. All one really has to do is YouTube any of several interviews of Ethan (most importantly the 'Inside the Actor's Studio' ones) to see without much doubt that he is... Read morePublished on September 1, 2009 by Daniel Lee Hotard
This is not an easy task with Hawke's book b/c the characters are narcissistic and stifling. The writing is not revelatory, but there is a heart to the book and that is offered... Read morePublished on November 28, 2008 by Dan Markowitz