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The Virgin Suicides: Reissued - Jeffrey Eugenides
The Virgin Suicides: Reissued
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3.53 95
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781408825709 (1408825708)
ASIN: 1408825708
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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It's a Books World
It's a Books World rated it
1.0 Review: The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
Summary: The shocking thing about the five Lisbon sisters was how nearly normal they seemed when their mother let them out for the one and only date of their lives. Twenty years on, their enigmatic personalities are embalmed in the memories of the boys who worshipped them and who now recall their sh...
Dor Does Books
Dor Does Books rated it
3.0 The Virgin Suicides: Reissued
I wanted to like this more. It was very well written - insert various burblings about the male gaze - however, I feel it suffered from a lack of grounding context. The story is recounted from this non-specific point in the future by this/these narrator/s, but there wasn't, for me, the reason for it....
Bookish Thoughts
Bookish Thoughts rated it
5.0 The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides
"Basically what we have here is a dreamer. Somebody out of touch with reality. When she jumped, she probably thought she'd fly." I read this book after watching a review via the BookTubing community. I wasn't sure what to expect, although the review raved about it, now I understand why. This boo...
Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it
4.0 The Virgin Suicides: Reissued
(Really more of a 4.5)This book is both an elegy and a warning. It cherishes, idolizes in a way, the simpler times - when things were complex and confusing because we were still learning and not because the world is just a screwed up place... but it also serves as a prime example of why it's danger...
Ariel Bissett
Ariel Bissett rated it
I don't even really know what to say. I think maybe a few people are going to be disappointed that I didn't give this five stars, and I mean, I'm upset that it wasn't five stars either, but hear me out.The thing I liked the most about this book is the perspective. We're learning about 5 girls who co...
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