So, if you're looking for a great read, then check out this novel.
If anything it fed the typical stereotypes about the people and culture and trying to get a good sense of the time periods it dealt with was really difficult.
Overall this book is an engaging read, providing both entertainment and enlightenment for the reader.
The over-sized cast in this book represent variations on a dull theme. Except for the narrator, who is something of a blank slate, all the major characters are vain, corrupt,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Andrew D. Oram
Although I ordered a new book, the book I received looks and feels very much like used.Published 2 months ago by Joni
Hagedorn is witty, clever, and incisive. And she knows it. There is something a bit too self-conscious about this book, a bit too self-congratulatory about its observations. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Evy
The "Dogeaters" captured my attention, enough so that I read it through to the end. Did I ever feel as if I knew what was going on or had any feeling for the characters? Read morePublished 5 months ago by PapaPhil
too much raw emotions and not enough direction in author narrative but otherwise a good look into cultural environments for outsidersPublished 11 months ago by Primal lens of views
Wow, what a great story. It's frank, honest, poetic, intense, funny, informative, and so well written that I had no doubts about where the story was going. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Varda Elentari
A little disjointed and hard to follow. Sometimes ,without the name being given you read into the chapter without being sure who it was about.Published 15 months ago by Judy Pinegar
So mainly I'm confused. Not about the book, which I enjoyed thoroughly and would recommend for those curious about life in the Philippines. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael J Toomey
Unfortunately Jessica Hagedorn's book illustrates one of the primary problems in developing a novel that has the potential to be mainstream but falls short because of the need for... Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by LysMO