Gillian Flynn is a brilliant writer. She has a way of twisting and turning a story that you never saw coming. That being said I thought every character in this book was unlikable and selfish. I tried to look for redeeming qualities but I failed. I hated that the 13 year old child was such an adult and the main character was a pushover. Over all I did not like this book.
I cannot recommend this book enough to anyone who loves a good mystery/thriller. The characters draw you in, and are perfectly flawed. This is a good read and a page turner. I encourage you to pick it up.
first off... I'm a fan of Gone Girl (both the book and movie).
figured I'd take a chance with Sharp Objects. this story wasn't for me. many others I'm sure will enjoy this story. the reasons I didn't care much about Sharp Objects is because first, no one in this story is likeable... not even likable in a weird sadistic way. because the main character has her own flaws that make her the way she is, the narrator reads this entire story with such misery. making it hard for me to really get invested in this story.. however, once again I'm sure these qualities are what other listeners/readers enjoy in such type of story. there's a fair amount time when I got bored and wanted suspense, when the suspense comes, it leaves very quickly... I got to a point where I was looking forward to end and conclusion of the story so it'd be over. with that being said.. the ending I'm sure many will see coming but I like to not dig to deep into things and allow the story to unfold. I did think the ending was a solid ending. I actually enjoyed the last few chapters of the story and wished the rest of the story was as sadistic and odd as those ending chapters when everything comes full circle.
many will love this story. I personally thought it was ok. if you're already a fan of G.Flynn and this type of genre I'm sure you'll love this book.
although a little slow to start for me, this book reeled me in. I read the last 3 or 4 chapters in record time. if you liked gone girl, you'll like this too. perfectly walks the like of mysterious but not gruesome.
It took me a little bit to get invested in the story. However, once I did, really enjoyed it. Not as good as Gone Girl but a pretty good book if you are looking for an escape.
A busy lady, just tryin' to fit her reading in where she can!
This book was highly disturbing, I do not want to give anything away so I will not elaborate. All I can say is every person in this book was not stable or healthy. I was a little bit disappointed after having read Gone Girl first, I could really feel how Gillian Flynn's writing and story telling developed over time, that being said this book was definitely still worth the read.
Again,another hit for Gillian Flynn. I felt like it dragged towards the end. despite that it was a good book and good story. Not as engulfing and strong as her other work,but worth the read.