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Mister Pip - Lloyd Jones
Mister Pip
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3.31 135
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385341066 (0385341067)
Publisher: Dial Press
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Brenna M's Book Blog
Brenna M's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
I picked up Mister Pip off a library shelf on a whim and found myself enjoying it. The book is set on an island that was having some political unrest. The only white man on the island starts teaching the local children by reading Great Expectations to them. The story is told through the eyes of Mati...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
1.0 Mister Pip
I started out liking this book, but was blindsided by the horrific ending. I try to avoid that kind of thing, but it seems that these days, your book just won't be taken seriously unless you throw in some rape, child abuse, incest, or molestation to make it about things that are Important. It's kind...
madbkwm rated it
I've seen this book on a few lists and I picked it up recently from the library for my husband and had it on my to-read list. When I started it yesterday, I read the first page and immediately remembered it (I read it a few years back), but in order to adequately review re-read it.I think the profo...
Mining the Depths
Mining the Depths rated it
3.0 Mister Pip
Strong: well-plotted, emotional, pretty language. Self-consciously literary, with a sum-up by the narrator at the end that it might have been stronger without.
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it
This book is all about the ending--the inevitable trauma that you sense waiting in the wings from the first appearance of the "redskins" and the disappearance of all the village males into the jungle. This book is not about Charles Dickens, Great Expectations or the strange captivation the book and...
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