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It was surprisingly exciting, filled with great writing... but without a better ending, it missed the greatness mark.
Boyle sets tone and mood very well and clearly he has done his homework on the hearing impaired aspect of the character Dana but at some point the storyline loses steam and while the characters are interesting, the story doesn't advance much.
T.C. Boyle is a wonderful writer and the reader is not let down by this book, one of his more accessible and lighter ones.
I wanted to like this book. I really did. The idea was a good one, but I couldn't find anything really compelling about the characters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by eNola Rayne
Too many storylines made for a book that did not match its promise. It was initially engaging as a novel about identity theft with the protagonist deaf. Read morePublished 15 months ago by "Belgo Geordie"
One common complaint about other Boyle books is that he does not create very sympathetic characters. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Thomas
TCB is, of course, a flat out genius. While most people seen to think that Talk Talk was a bit of a misfire, it's actually my favorite of his books. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Paul Voorhies
This book was riveting all throughout, to the point that I wanted to shred the book just so I could feel like Peck, the egomaniacal identity thief, would die along with my... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Alexander M. Moir
This is the first time I've ever felt like reviewing a book. Actually, it is more of a warning to potential readers. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Mark
Great story. A deaf woman tries to explain herself but is ignored and tossed in jail. I'm not telling any more. Read it yourself.Published 20 months ago by Rhea Smith
This was a beautiful and thoughtful entrance into how the worlds and cultures of the deaf and hearing worlds collide. Mr. Boyle does not disappoint.Published 22 months ago by debra covert mcgrath
It was a real learning experience to be inside the mind of a deaf woman. I find it hard to put any TC Boyle book down, but this one ran down the battery of my kindle!Published 23 months ago by Ms. Linda Lake