Lyndsey Bromley's Reviews > Giving Up: The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

Giving Up by Jillian Becker
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
5827398
's review
Mar 24, 12

Read in March, 2012

A text of small volume, the novel was easy to finish, and as a generality, was a nice basic account of the final days of the poet Sylvia Plath. However, if you have no previous information on the poet's life this might be a difficult book to follow as the author doesn't offer any previous information to her life.
That being said, I did have the recollection of Plath's journals, so I was able to follow. Despite this, the novel took wasn't quite as...enthralling as one would expect. Not necessarily on the accounts that Plath wasn't an interesting character and her death wasn't a certain tragedy, but the narration left a bit to be desired.
likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Giving Up.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.