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The characters are unlikable but that is OK.
Clearly, I am not the first reader who was stunned by the painful, breathtaking, beautifully written and important "We Need to Talk About Kevin".
I liked Shriver's other book, "We Need to Talk about Kevin," but this book, "Double Fault" whined on for too long.
I enjoyed reading the book a lot. This is a portrait of marriage and competition. It made me think about priorities, women and their place in marriage, work centre and life in... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Aratz
Fast delivery, good quality and good price. It was everything I was looking for, the product met all my expectations.Published 4 months ago by Maria E Azagra
This is the 5th book in the Fran Harmon Series. Read by Diana Bishop, this story of kidnapping of a young child at a local tennis club drawing in the retired ACC Mark Turner and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sires
I have really enjoyed other books by this author but this one left me disappointed. Willy is what some would describe as a child prodigy when it comes to Tennis but she's starting... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Debra G. Hendren
Although the protagonist in this novel is particularly unlikeable, but believeable, I enjoyed this book immensley. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jane Donaldson
This book gives an insightful analysis of the pressures, both mental and physical, faced by aspirant sports stars. The dynamics of the tennis circuit have been keenly researched. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Tkd*cat
Anything written by Lionel Shriver is going to be so well written that you have to see it through to the end. However, this book frustrated me from beginning to end. Read morePublished 14 months ago by KJR
I finished reading this book this morning and have felt a bit down ever since. The main problem for me was that I really didn't like the main character, a spoilt brat all round -... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joanna
I've been reading Shriver ever since I discovered "We need to talk about Kevin". Well, after Kevin this book is rather disappointing, so in a way I am glad it was written before... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jeff Oaks