Retter der Welt
Publish date: March 2009
Pages no: 347
Edition language: Deutsch
, Book Club
, New York
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
4 Stars.At once beautifully written, and truly disturbing, Lowboy was a reading experience I won't soon forget. The main character of Will Hellar has made a huge impression on me. And it is that fact that makes the ultimate resolution to this dark, dark story so heartbreaking.Read the full review on...
Halfway through and just couldn't bring myself to waste any more time with it. The Author has a way with words which was beautiful but the story was dull and going nowhere.
The descriptions of Will's visions during his decompensations were visually impressive and really gripping. I didn't find that to be true for the story with the cop and his mother though, and the ending was a let down. As a result, I felt let down by those aspects of the story.
Although this was a beautifully written book, the story did not intrigue me as much as other similar books such as "The Caveman's Valentine" or "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close". The characters just did not appeal to me. They were all too distant. However, as I said, the book is incredibly we...
Almost impossible book to understand. Can't figure out why there are rave reviews. The only thing I enjoyed was the descriptions of the underground subway stations in New York. I'm not sure people outside the metropolitan area would understand all the references to New York City. The book is abo...
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