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Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
Middlesex
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3.84 1940
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312422158 (0312422156)
ASIN: 312422156
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
5.0 Middlesex
I love the style of writing this author uses. It's a little bit humorous and touching both without being too much of either. The entire story kept my attention. I didn't want to put it down to do real life things. So much of it was unexpected to me. It follows a family from Greece to America. ...
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...
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