Book reviews from a thoughtful reader, including a customized rating system. From Anna Karenina to Hitchhiker's Guide - I'm all over it.
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My love of books started very early. Since then, I’ve kept reading. I chose an educational field that focuses on reading (and a professional field involving quite a bit of writing). My “stay busy” activity of choice is reading. OtherRead more
Hosseini successfully created a complex character in Maman - a narcissistic woman who is desperate for love and uses her child as an emotional stand-in for adult relationships. Reading about that particular character was both troubling and fascinating.
Because, actually, Rebecca was super-evil. She slept around with everyone she met and threw it in her husband’s face. She used her maid to cover for her. She put up a good show about being a proper lady of the house, so the husband wouldn’t have a leg to stand on if he tried to divorce her....