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Scarlett Thomas has created a memorable work.
The character development is so good that I feel like these people really exist over in Devonshire, UK, and the book is extremely atmospheric too.
I thought this book was incredibly boring -- I kept waiting for something, ANYTHING, to happen, but it just meandered aimlessly for far too long.
Having read The End of Mr Y and Popco I was expecting more of the same. I was surprised. I'm not sure I can categorise the book in any particular style though. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kathryn Marshall
I don't know what to say other than Scarlett Thomas is my new favorite author. I'm 2 books in. Philosophy intertwined with story. Delicious.Published 13 months ago by Melinda Bossenmeyer
Scarlett Thomas has created a memorable work. She uses the first person narrative to navigate the reader through a labyrinth of seemingly unrelated events. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Darlene Baisley
It is a great book to anyone interested on the art of reading and writing. It does not have a straight story-line, but at the same time provides a great reflexion on what is a... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Marina
Lovers of philosophy will enjoy this book and time spent with its likeable protagonist. A quirky, continually unexpected, and unlively meditation on life, this is not a novel for... Read morePublished 19 months ago by N. Robinson
My first novel from Scarlett Thomas was "The End of Mr. Y." What a fantastic book! (and i'm not normally into science fiction! Read morePublished 19 months ago by Angela M. Hiteshew
I have had an odd run of books recently...even some that are quite popular are so formulaic or seem to be just collections of pop-culture references. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Nanciejeanne