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We the Animals by Justin Torres
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Apr 26, 12

bookshelves: audio-book
Read from April 25 to 26, 2012

3 1/2 stars. Very atmospheric. Thought the non-plot-slice-of-life mosaic style suited the memoir-esque tone. Only thing that held me back from 4 was the ending with the squirm-inducing middle-aged bus driver scene and also the scene where the parents have sex in the bathroom while the three boys are in the tub, which the NYT called a "striking scene" and I call creepy. But beautiful writing style nicely narrated in the audio version.
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