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And then the book just ... ends.
All the characters are very well drawn and the dialogue and situations seem so real I'm sure Klosterman adapted many of them from real life.
I know he's trying to make the point that nothing happens in Owl....but something SHOULD happen if you expect people to read about it.
This was not my favorite book of the year, although it was an excellent portrayal of small town life. Read morePublished 3 months ago by slh
I'm a huge fan of Klosterman. I like how he develops characters with descriptions that really hit home. Read morePublished 3 months ago by DrunkleNick
It was a slow read. Just didn't really care for the writing.Published 5 months ago by Paula J Adamerovich
Prior to the conclusion, I was resigned to rate this 2 stars. However, it finished with a flurry of activity. Throughout I struggled to relate to the characters and the story.Published 14 months ago by Andy
The seemingly mundane details of different lives in a small North Dakota town become interconnected here in the most interesting way. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Lindsay Renner
Stilted writing from this author and cumbersome, unrealistic phrasing, are some of its many flaws. The book has no point, the characters are shallow, and don't give you any reason... Read morePublished 19 months ago by reading adept
Yes again Klosterman is somehow able to make completely average people with completely average lives incredibly interesting, simply through great writing and a sarcastic but deep... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Natalie Fertig
main reason I liked it was because it could have been anywhere here in ND--and our town was even mentioned. Read morePublished 22 months ago by jane h. schneider