Sarah's Reviews > Girl Land

Girl Land by Caitlin Flanagan
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
1274818
's review
May 22, 12

Read from May 13 to 21, 2012

When I read that Flanagan finds The Bell Jar's writing overpraised, her little remaining credibility quickly dissolved. She's obviously very full of herself and feels the need to apply her own indulgent and overly-protective experience to everyone else's. Her idea of "Girl Land" is so narrowly defined and praised--this realm is hardly universal.

I wouldn't recommend this book unless you really like rolling your eyes and wincing audibly at unfounded, ridiculous claims.
Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Girl Land.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.