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Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
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3.84 1930
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312422158 (0312422156)
ASIN: 312422156
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
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Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it
2.5 Review: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
As part of the TBR Canine Jar Challenge, Middlesex was chosen by Enya. So far she's chosen The Exorcist which was a 5-star read and now Middlesex which I have to say I struggled with. There is a lot of reading to this one. It's not that it's over-written per se, more that it's over told. It ...
Ellen Allen Writes
Ellen Allen Writes rated it
3.0 Middlesex; riveting book about gender but still way too long
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (who wrote The Virgin Suicides) is a really interesting book about gender; what it really means to be male or female, whether our choices are hard-wired and how we assume our gender over time. It’s also a book about the genetic outcomes from the choices that people mak...
Bark's Book Nonsense
Bark's Book Nonsense rated it
3.0 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides - A Rambling Mess of a Review In Reverse
My final update: Whelp, I finished but I can't sit here and say it was all fun and games. This book was work to finish. I'm sticking with my 3 star rating. In the end, it had moments of interest, moments of tedium and I felt that it was far too long for a book that didn't grab me emotionally. Ah wel...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 42/100: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
I haven't read a "family epic" since The Thornbirds back in college, and this one is of a very different ilk.The idea of an intersex narrator interested me, a holdover from my earlier fixation on all things GLTBQ. If that is the main point of interest for other readers, I think it would be easy to b...
Zoie's Book Blog
Zoie's Book Blog rated it
I just started to read this book so I can't tell you much about it. This book is confusing at first but you figure it out later in the book. This book tells you about the grandparents first. The story of the grandparents explains why the book is called middle sex. And no this book is not all about s...
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