To be blunt, it feels like the author was juggling too many storylines and not really sure of what she wanted.
I'm always drawn to stories about parallel dimensions, and for that reason, The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas really caught my attention.
This was one of the most confusing books I have ever read, it was also one of the best books I have read this year.
The End of Mr Y starts out in present-day England and slowly leads you into a parallel world, called the Troposphere, which frequently changes its appearance. Read morePublished 2 months ago by darklittlelady
This book surprised the hell out of me. Picking it up I never would have guessed how dark, ominous, and compelling it is. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kenni Dodds
What can you say about a book that start of with this question “If you knew a book was cursed, would you red it”? Hell yes! The end of Mr. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robyn K
I have taken a long time to finish this book, not sure if I liked it or not. Ultimately, it is a search for the ultimate truth, a quest for freedom and the essence of self. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Andreea Pausan
Wow, it's been a while since I've seen such a wrong-headed and dismissive book description from Booklist. Someone needs either a lot more, or a lot less, caffeine. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Pop Bop
This was a fun read. I wanted it to get more intense than it did, but then again, I'm a real "Clockwork Orange" and "1984" kind of reader. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Steve
Let me preface with: I have been in a reading slump. The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas is a recommendation I received from my manager. And boy, did it work. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kimberly M. Huynh
Creative, thoughtful ideas; in actuality, the earth's troposphere is not an alternative reality. Read more
I can see how it might not be everyone's cup of tea. Very cerebral in a mind-blowing sort of way, lots of raw, counter-intuitive ideas buzzing about--like the notion that you've... Read morePublished 8 months ago by alaycia