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I guess it is because I didn't particularly like any of the characters very much.
Allegra Goodman weaves a stunning tale of a research laboratory wrought with intrigue and a fascinating cast of characters.
The story ends up being anti-climactic, with the cheaters getting no just desserts, and there is no revelation as to why.
For people familiar with the scientific life, this story tells some aspects of science that people are no exposed to. Very joyful reading.Published 2 months ago by NY
Well written, informative and kept me engaged until last page. Took me into world of research and made me think about consequences when one has to follow their feelings and make... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rachel Friedman
I enjoyed this book quite a bit, but it was sometimes too wordy. I also thought it would have been better if some of the characters had been cut or relegated to a more minor... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Marie Lutz
A friend recommended this book to me, and claimed it is a literary novel chronicling real scientists facing scandal over faking data. Read morePublished 6 months ago by L. Kong
I found the book interesting as far as the workings of a research lab.
The characters left a lot to be desired.
Intuition is a human drama about the lives of a group of researchers in a lab. Allegra masterfully places the reader into most of the character's head as she reveals their... Read morePublished 19 months ago by A. Paxman
I'm a grad student in immunology and this book was haunting. The microcosm of the lab, the politics, the second-guessing, the sense of continual failure tangled with continual... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Alexandra
This book was okay. Writing was fine. Story was fine. Although I loved Goodman's "The Cookbook Collector: A Novel," I just didn't find this story very interesting. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Doro
Goodman' prose is fine, although padded in places with unnecessary adjectives and descriptions. The major characters are well-defined, the supporting ones less so. Read morePublished on August 22, 2012 by Rich