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I just had to add to this list of reviews, some of which were so negative, I was stunned because A Short History of Women is an absolutely brilliant book and one that I cannot... Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. J. Watson
My book group did not like it. It was very dificult for them to keep track of the characters.
They did not feel it shed any unique new light on women;s history or... Read more
I thought this book was great. I care about the topic, and I found every character to be wholly formed, believable, and really interesting. The writing is beautiful too. Read morePublished 8 months ago by abc
It's not surprising "A Short History of Women" has a three star rating on Amazon and not much more on Goodreads. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Deborah Morrison
I am interested in feminism topic, but the novel is a bit dull. Not my dish.Published 9 months ago by hp
A very moving history of women and beautifully written. I enjoyed it from beginning to end.Published 12 months ago by Donna Thompson
I felt like there were sooooo many whiny women. Their same names became confusing with the jumping back and forth in history. I would note recommend it.Published 16 months ago by happycustomer
This book must have been sitting here for a few years, and it wasn't the first time I picked it up. It's one of those novels said to be superb--one of the 10 Best Books of the NY... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jean Gross
I have read her other books and preferred those. I got lost in all the characters (and I am an author myself). You definitely need the visual genealogy at the beginning. Read morePublished 22 months ago by clw