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The People in the Trees: A Novel - Hanya Yanagihara
The People in the Trees: A Novel
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780385536783 (038553678X)
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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KatieMc rated it
5.0 cultural relativism run amok
People of the Trees is a memoir based account of a brilliant and Nobel awarded doctor/scientist who discovers an elixir for eternal life [spoiler] a slight exaggeration, but something that would enable you to live 300-400 years [/spoiler] and who is prosecuted and convicted of child molestation. E...
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Marjorie's World of Books rated it
5.0 Shocking, disturbing, utterly compelling and unique
After reading this author’s second book, “A Little Life”, I knew she was an author who wouldn’t disappoint. So of course I had to read her debut book, “The People in the Trees”. Once again I was completely blown away. This is the story of Norton Perina, a young scientist who is asked by an anth...
Roving Book Club
Roving Book Club rated it
1.0 The People In The Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Read by Tiffany - Disturbing in so many ways. Norton Perina is the most abhorrent main character I have read through. From the beginning he is arrogant and self-absorbed.Perina is obviously gay, describing a male colleague in glowing terms (proceeding to erotic dreams), whilst a female colleague is ...
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4 stars. Decided 50 - 75 pages in, Genius. The reading is like cutting through soft butter, so easy to understand complex and challenging subjects. As it continues and the subject matters continue to become more disturbing, it was like premium ice cream, I didn't want to stop. The reader is cha...
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3.0 The People in the Trees
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