Hilary’s review of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
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Dec 03, 2012 06:43PM
Thank you. I was starting to think there was something wrong with me for not liking this book. You forgot to mention how dreadfully slow-paced it was!
Dec 30, 2012 01:37PM
Thanks for this. I am about 2/3rds of the way through this book and I just hate it for pretty much all these reasons. I was also starting to feel crazy about my response in the face of its unanimously positive reception.
Feb 05, 2013 08:39PM
Feb 11, 2013 11:44AM
I share the exact same sentiments and for all the very same reasons mentioned: Fountain's forcing Holden Caulfield into fatigues and slapping M'rican flags all over the Southeast just screams parody instead of satire. I'm only finishing this book on the principle that once I pick it up, I'm committed until the end.
Feb 11, 2013 09:37PM
I actually really liked this book, but I usually hate notable literary fiction and in a parallel universe where I didn't like it, I think it would be for exactly the reasons you name.
Mar 10, 2015 04:46PM
Brilliant review! God, how I hated this book. Hated it!
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