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Cristina Alger
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donnambrownuk
donnambrownuk rated it 6 years ago
The Darlings sees high flying family the Darlings - who also happen to be the 'darlings' of the financial industry - go from riches to... well, not exactly rags but perhaps a few less luxury holidays and world class restaurants. Paul Ross seems a decent enough guy, who didn't try to game the financ...
ellaminnowpea
ellaminnowpea rated it 6 years ago
I hesitated on reading this one for a long time, because it's gotten pretty mixed reviews here on Goodreads. A lot of the negative feedback seems to center on the fact that Cristina Alger might be trying to ask her readers to sympathize with characters who are primarily one-percenters. That's a tric...
lit loquacity
lit loquacity rated it 6 years ago
I'm back, for the moment, fresh with impressions of The Darlings by Cristina Alger, a novel that is a rough equivalent of (Gossip Girl + Edith Wharton - romantic drama) x Bernie Madoff + Bonfire of the Vanities + (Damages - murder schemes).With the elite of the 1% and the financial tailspin of 2008 ...
Sarah (The Brazen Bookworm)
Sarah (The Brazen Bookworm) rated it 7 years ago
Full review published here: http://www.brazenbookworm.com/2012/03/audiobook-review-darlings-by-cristina.html*Audio version* Fascinating perspective of a family and business at the center of the most recent global financial crisis. Alger creates a plot and characters that stuck with me long after th...
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