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Adverbs - Daniel Handler
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3.42 60
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060724412 (0060724412)
Publisher: Ecco
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Lit Lovers Lane
Lit Lovers Lane rated it
1.0 Adverbs: A Novel
Having had good experiences with Amazon recommendations, I put this book on my Christmas wishlist, and Santa Claus (my husband) duly delivered. I really liked the idea of the author's using adverbs to describe experiences of love, so please bear with me as I follow suit in my review.Excitedly, I cra...
MochaMike rated it
shhhhh! This review isn’t for everyone. Neither is this book. But like this book, this review is for you—you only. Maybe you and that other guy, or the woman who contorts herself trying to see the title of what your reading and thinking no one notices her doing it. She might be a character in the s...
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it
Three is too generous, because I'm mad - deeply mad - at you, Adverbs could? (probably)By the end I was confused and annoyed, and now I'm reliving that confusion and annoyance. I confess, I've decided to abandon this one short story/chapter/ejaculation before the end, so if that last chapter is crit...
Slightly Off Center Books
Slightly Off Center Books rated it
5.0 Adverbs: A Novel
I thought this book was beautifully written and very unusual. Each individual chapter was like a long prose-poem and could easily be read just by itself. The whole book also worked as a whole, with arcing issues and themes intertwined in every story. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone, necessarily. I...
tymelgren rated it
At first I thought this was a little stupid, but there's a genuine affection for all the characters that is sort of rare and I like when people like people so I liked this book. The whole time I was imagining that the person who wrote it was slightly younger and slightly more earnest than me, and t...
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