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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
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Jan 07, 12

it was ok
bookshelves: tbr-fall-2011, book-club
Read from December 30, 2011 to January 07, 2012

The best part of this book was the end. Unfortunately it took nearly 400 pages to get there.
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Jeffrey Eugenides
“In Madeleine's face was a stupidity Mitchell had never seen before. It was the stupidity of all normal people. It was the stupidity of the fortunate and the beautiful, of everybody who got what they wanted in life and so remained unremarkable.”
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot

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Wallace Starting this one (finally!). It's a book club pick - hoping it will make a good discussion piece.

Booksaremyboyfriends I didn't even get to the end.

Wallace I wouldn't have either if I didn't have a book club to discuss it with. I was relieved to see that I wasn't the only one who didn't think this was brilliant.

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Pam I've never read any Eugenides and probably won't after reading your quick review! Thanks :)

Wallace I still want to try Middlesex - I've heard it's much better than this one, but I do admit I'm more hesitant now.

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