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Interesting topic, poor writing
on September 11, 2011
This is an easy and pleasant read for those who are interested in fictional presentations of psychoanalysis. But a deep novel it is not, nor is the psychoanalytic process presented in a realistic way. A sketch, sometimes a caricature, is what comes to mind as a comparison. "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" is a much more rewarding work, both as a piece of literature and as a fictionalized account of a recovery from metal illness through psychotherapy.