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I found it difficult to care or sympathize with any of the characters.
I like to leave a book with at least one favorable impression of the writing or an original idea, some message the writer wanted to convey to readers.
I really picked this book up solely on the cover blurb and having read a short story of Egan's a few months ago.
This book is kind of all over the place, making it hard to get into. The character development is odd and they jump back and forth between very different scenarios a lot. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Jessica A. Schweppe
Jennifer Egan quickly stole my attention this summer when I read A Visit from the Goon Squad for a literature class. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Julianne
I thought this was going to be very interesting but the stories took so long to merge together in the book that I was almost finished. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Linda708
I was really disappointed in this book. It had a great premise, but I didn't think the author really developed the potential at all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by The bookish
Just brilliant. Great characters, brilliant plotting and the futuristic parts of eerily accurate.Published 5 months ago by book lover
Look at me- when I was done with book, I didn't' want to look at any of the characters. I am an avid reader. I am sorry that I wasted my time reading this book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Carrie A. Gallagher
For whatever reason this book reminds me of the writing style of Chuck Palanhniuk and was reminiscent of his work Invisible Monsters. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Debrashemesh
The only reason I bought this book was due to my complete obsession with A Visit from the Goon Squad. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Allison Burke
Jennifer Egan is such a talented writer-- I love "A visit to the Goon Squad" --- but there is a point in this book that is absolutely revolting . .. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Buzz