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Although a few places within the novel were cumbersome, overall the story maintained a steady pace. It was overall realistic. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Sandra Louden
Just finished reading this novel. I had not read Lionel Shriver before. The work is perfectly titled ("So Much for That"), about a man whose plans to retire to a remote island are... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Joseph A. Domino
Lionel Shriver is one of a small handful of authors whose work I consistently love—no matter how far one novel might stray from the next. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Sheryl Sorrentino
Lionel never disappoints with her phenomenal command of language and her ability to express emotions, settings and her great plot work. Read morePublished 1 month ago by momof3
I basically liked the book, though it wasn't in the same league as We Need to Talk about Kevin. The last 10% ( I read this on a kindle) was so poor I never actually finished it but... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Justareader
This book just never gets better. All the author imparts is (1) healthcare is expensive, (2) a lot of people have health issues and (3) both living and dying are painful. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A.J.
Lionel Shriver tends to zigzag across a line between tabloid appeal and knowing satire. She dashes on journalistic coarseness like sriracha sauce. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Frank Salomon