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It wasn't too difficult most of the time though there were a couple of sections I either couldn't figure out or didn't realize who it was until the endbut it was just an annoying way to experience a book. It may not have bothered me as much if there were Nsa head blow me and leave sections, but since they were all so short, I had to do it every or two.
By the time I figured out who was narrating, the section was almost.
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This book didn't make me feel much of anything Love in lower oddington all. There were a lot of 'issues' in this book. Rape, trauma, violence, mental health, racism.
But it never felt like they were dealt. I understand that's how it works in real life, those things just exist without meaning, but in literature, I want those issues to be discussed or looked at critically.
I want their existence to matter to a book. Pointlessly crappy people exist, but pointlessly crappy characters just make me want to walk away.
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There were also points that were just ridiculously unrealistic. The character received money in prison through the mail, which literally you can't.
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Overall, bored and annoyed sums this book up for me. But some readers thought this was stunning, although I can't quite figure out why.
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