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Pretty Birds by Scott Simon
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Jun 15, 09


This book was recommended by a trusted reader-friend. So bothersome and disappointing, I stopped half way through. I never stop reading a book before it's done! I found the sexual acts/assaults in the book (although there are not too many) to be indulgent and somewhat unnecessarily descriptive. That just bothered me. This is a story about the the Bosnian-Serb conflict and, yes, assaults did happen. But the author describes these acts in a more sexual way than in a violent way. I just found that disturbing as rape is violence, not sex. Couldn't finish it.
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