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I am halfway through this book, but don't know if I will be able to finish it.
Of course, too much introspection gets a little bit tedious, but her characters never seem to pause to feel really traumatic events.
The writer and the reader have compassion for the characters, flawed as they are (like ourselves).
Once I start a book, I finish it. About one third of the way into this book I questioned wether I had the stamina to do so. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Kathy Schipper
I wasn't sure what I expected with this book. The reviews were mixed but I was intrigued. There's no way to describe the story except it's not like anything I've ever read. Read morePublished 2 days ago by megareader
I generally enjoy dark humor and I admit I did laugh out loud several times. I did like that the main character Harold Silver completely changes during his battle to overcome... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Lily
How did this book beat out a great short list for the 2013 Women's Prize in Fiction? It's not that it's a bad book - the last third saves it, after a disconnected middle section. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Peggy
Very interesting and a good read
Would you please change the name on my Amazon account to ANNE COPE. Read more
I read May We Be Forgiven shortly after finishing The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, and while the point of writing this brief review is not to compare the two, I have to say that the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by stinkerbelle
Good story, kept me interested. I was able to suspend my disbelief at the improbabilities of the story, because it was very well written and the characters are well drawn. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I loved this book. It was long but kept my attention to the very end. The characters are interesting. The book has a dark humor and there is murder, sexual misbehavior, etc. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sarah K K