From Library Journal
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Almost as interesting as the book are the reviews, which had it not been for her friends would have been almost uniformly negative. Ms. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Laird M. Wilcox
Towards the end of Serpent In Paradise Dea Birkett offers a personal confession. "We all hold a place in our hearts - a perfect place - which is the shape of an island. Read morePublished on July 20, 2010 by Philip Spires
I bought this book because I am very interested in Pitcairn Island and the society that lives there, and on that note the book does deliver. Read morePublished on June 22, 2009 by Amazon Customer
What an amazing insight into the everyday life of the people on Pitcairn.
There is no mention of the child abuse which came about later on so it gives one an unbiased view on... Read more
This book was great. Birkett is a flawed human being--get over it. I give her kudos just for sensing that there were ominous things at work on that island. Read morePublished on March 5, 2009 by Brain Doc
"No. Nawa (never) read. All ha books full of s__t. People write bad things about Pitcairn in books. Them people who go write books on Pitcairn should go wipe (i.e. Read morePublished on February 23, 2007 by Mr. Joe
In my opinion, the critics above and below are being too hard and perhaps a little self righteous in their criticism of Dea Brikett's book. Read morePublished on January 1, 2007 by El Goucho
I very much enjoyed this book, which gives an interesting view into life on Pitcairn. It de-mystifies life on the island, the fantasies of paradise of many outsiders looking in... Read morePublished on December 22, 2006 by Alberto