Ann Patchett has written a lot of great books, but this one shows off her ability to turn a classic story on it's head. Patchett's feminist version of what it means to
Davis' performance enhances what was already a good book, her emotional reading helped me forget I wasn't there myself.
The name is good: A really nice play on
I you like Patchett, you will love this.
This is a really funny and ridiculous book, esp. if you know your contemporary/performance art. Characters are really well described and plot keeps you interested.
Buster Fang, because he's so hapless. He's the absurd underdog you just can't resist.
Dry reading is perfect for these jokes, but the reading is also just right. I especially liked how she read the part of Camilla Fang, who had some truly enigmatic responses.
If you like Sedaris, you might like this novel. It's not essays, but humor works in some of the same ways.
Descriptions of the main character were fascinating. Nesbo shows his skill for creating an interesting predicament for characters. I love a psychological thriller, but don't always need so much time spent on the gratuitous violence, especially if it isn't well-written. This is one of my favorites of his so far.
descriptions of main characters/setting
good if you were looking for something to satisfy your girl with dragon tattoo yearnings.
This book is amazing. I am a big fan of Ann Patchett, and this another one of her both funny and haunting stories, one of my favorites so far. Ziemba does a lovely job of reading this story. My only complaint is that the music is COMPLETELY wrong for the story! Very jarring and off-putting. Still, a great book.
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