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Paint It Black - Janet Fitch
Paint It Black
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Josie Tyrell,the main character is an art model and runaway, who follows the rock movement in LA
Josie Tyrell,the main character is an art model and runaway, who follows the rock movement in LA
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ISBN: 9783785716045 (3785716044)
Edition language: Deutsch
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Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
4.0 Paint It Black: A Novel
This was my first Janet Fitch novel (I haven't read White Oleander yet) and even though the material was dark, I think it was a very important subject to explore.The story begins with Michael's suicide. His suicide represents the despair of not being able to meet his ideals of perfectionism. To me M...
meganbaxter rated it
I have a real resistance to liking this book. I wasn't a big fan of White Oleander, and that was an Oprah book, which turns on part of my snob brain in a way that isn't particularly fair.On the other hand, I am particularly sensitive to depictions of grief these days, when they aren't saccharine or ...
Bright and Bon Vivant
Bright and Bon Vivant rated it
Janet Fitch definitely does narrative, but while the narration of White Oleander complimented its compelling plot to a tee, this time I felt like I was being pummeled with imagery and repetitive metaphor. Don't get me wrong, I liked it, especially the penultimate chapter, but had I not known, I woul...
Momma182's Reviews
Momma182's Reviews rated it
3.0 Paint it Black
When I picked this book up I really didn't think that more than half of the book was going to be about Michael's mother. Once I found that out I really didn't want to keep reading. I think I stopped for almost two years. When I picked it up again, I appreciated the book a lot more. I don't think the...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
1.0 Paint It Black: A Novel
I tried this because I liked White Oleander so much. No comparison! Paint it Black is terrible.
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