The Vegetarian: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-02-02
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
I'm not sure what I feel about this book. It is three points of view about Yeong-hye (husband, brother-in-law, and sister.) I liked it but I have questions which will probably be answered or discussed in my book club. The first part I wanted to smack the husband upside the head because of how he ...
With so many awards and 5-star reviews I felt somehow bad to give it less. While some books that treat the theme of mental illness "force" you to connect with the character or the writing, The Vegetarian did not do that, at least for me.
This book really is quite the read. I finished it a while ago and I had to take some time upon finishing it to sort out my thoughts and feelings. First, let me start off by saying I almost gave up on this book. The book is split into three sections and there's a horrible event that takes place in th...
What an odd little book. Struggling to find a way to describe it, I read some reviews and found many comparisons to Kafka, which, in retrospect, rings true. The Vegetarian is unsettling; it takes the everyday and scours what's beneath. The last paragraph of its synopsis on Amazon accurately casts th...
I really liked this, but think that maybe it held just a tad too much back. But the writing was magnificent and the story engrossing.
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