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Interesting story with great characters & good plot.
Began reading this novel expecting another good story like the author's Middlesex but what I found instead was a boring plot and uninteresting characters.
It's a novel for lovers of literature, but its heavy reliance on literary criticism makes the plot seem too contrived.
Relived the trivialities of my college life to painful excess and boredom. The most interesting part was the understanding of the mind of a person suffering from Bi-polar illness. Read morePublished 8 days ago by F. Coya
Reading the book jacket description lead me to believe that this could be an intriguing book for me, a tale of a young woman who loves Jane Austen and other authors of the same... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Michelle Boytim
The writing is excellent. J.E. can turn a phrase - often times in ways that made me envious. The book, however, is unfortunately pretentious and pompous to the point of making me... Read morePublished 24 days ago by a young
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This novel - set in the early 1980's - follows the lives and is told from the point of view of three main characters. Read more
One of the main characters suffers from manic depression. I learned a lot about this condition from this book.Published 1 month ago by Kathleen Leaven
This was a different kind of story then I usually read. I think there was more than I got from it.Published 1 month ago by Pat Bax