Brenda's review of Water for Elephants
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Jan 08, 2008 12:03pm
Yes! The dialogue killed me!
May 09, 2010 07:57pm
Oh good you saved me some time.
May 18, 2010 06:34am
I couldn't agree with you more Sheila. The dialogue was so contrived and unorginial. I think it was because you had a female writer writing the first person narrative of a male protagonist (I feel the same way about books with the reverse scenario). Overall, I thought the book was terrible and I wonder why it was so highly regarded.
Apr 11, 2011 12:20am
Good call on the Carnivale. I love that show so much, that even when I pick up this book now I'm immediately drawn to hoping that this might stand up to the same depth and intention.
Jul 03, 2011 09:16pm
The dialogue was soo unbelievable it just didn't sound like real people and was sometimes too cheesy to stomach . When he said "I wanna be inside of you" or some bs like that I literally rolled my eyes and laughed out loud.
Jan 06, 2012 11:24am
WOW. You are a tough one. Yikes.
Nov 15, 2012 03:23pm
Have to agree. It took me far too long to finish the book, frankly I kept losing interest, but I don't like having half read a book! Boo indeed.
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