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L'angolo dei lettori ribelli - Rebecca Makkai
L'angolo dei lettori ribelli
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9788856617252 (8856617250)
Publisher: Piemme
Pages no: 352
Edition language: Italian
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 The Borrower / Rebecca Makkai
Lucy Hull, a young children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both a kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten- year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home. The precocious Ian is addicted to reading, but needs Lucy's help to smuggle books past his overbearing mother, who has e...
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
3.0 I Really Wanted To Like This Book More
It's not everyday you run across a main character in a book that is a child librarian, which this book had. Unfortunately, Lucy, annoyed the heck out of me. I can't really put my finger on what exactly it was that annoyed me the most about her, but I really liked Ian, the other character. I also l...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
3.5 The Borrower, by Rebecca Makkai
When I was young and had just gotten in trouble for punching my brother or something because he'd done something to annoy me, my mother used to tell me, "Two wrongs don't make a right." This little piece of aphoristic wisdom was constantly in my mind as I read Rebecca Makkai's The Borrower. In Makka...
The Book Frog
The Book Frog rated it
4.0 The Borrower: A Novel
Lucy Hull is twenty-six and unmarried, a children's librarian in a fictional Hannibal, Missouri. The only child of a Russian immigrant father and a Jewish American mother, Lucy grew up in Chicago, bookish, very slightly rebellious, the inheritor of genetic guilt on both sides of the family. Always a...
madbkwm rated it
So I have conflicting feelings about this book. I really liked its politics and I enjoyed the cute-sy imitations of children's books throughout. I liked the idea of the main character (a 26 year old English major from college who works at a small town library because she doesn't know what else to ...
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