Nicolina Miller's Reviews > Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Oct 15, 2007

did not like it
bookshelves: couldntfinishreading
Read in July, 2007

I tried so hard to give this book a chance. The first few chapters, I was all "pretty cool, I see how the footnotes and images and references to books/journals etc. really fit and give you an insight into who this gal is" and then before halfway I couldn't take it anymore. I found it tedious, pretentious and a bore. The story got reaaaaaalllly slow at that time too--stuck in the trials of trying to fit into the little "club" at the teacher's house. Someday, I may try and see if it can redeem itself. But right now, frankly, I have no idea why it is on the all time best list.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Special Topics in Calamity Physics.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.