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The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
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Dec 13, 2011

did not like it
bookshelves: garbage, weird-people
Read from November 28 to December 13, 2011

I wanted to slap every single one of them by the time I finished this book. It was a painfully Dull read, I agree with other viewers when they say it was written for the masses. Those type of books never appeal to me. I couldnt understand why people were raving so much about Roomtoo. I thought it was over rated.

This single event was not enough to warrant nearly 500 pages. The characters are dull and the constant swearing grated on my nerves. A well placed swear can be effective in portraying emotion but it looses its effect when every second word is either f*ck or c*nt.

And seriously, what type of mother responds to her sons admition to taking drugs with oh my boy's all grown up now! Yeah.....


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11/28/2011 page 63
12/07/2011 page 287
59.0% "exams = 0 reading time :("
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