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toby65 made a comment Sep 15 2018
"Disappointing. May be on the Booker long list, but I found this really quite boring. I love Val McDermid's work, and she apparently thought this book was wonderful. Sadly, I did not." Permalink
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bronteside
Aug 29 2018
"Joyce carol Oates at her best. A Book of American Martyrs has Oate's usual underpinnings of darkness... But it's ending ( spoiler alert) signals hope: Grounded in good research , the voices in this book are dead on. Two men, two widows, two da..." Permalink
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uncommonreader
Jul 01 2018
"Very disappointing for a Pulitzer Prize winner. None of the characters is likeable." Permalink
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uncommonreader
Jun 17 2018
"Although in some ways this is a riveting read, upon reflection it has the whiff of self-indulgence. Unlike the book referred to in Clegg's pretentious title, there is little insight into what led Clegg down his path or recognition of the wider wo..." Permalink
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