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The Almost Moon


This book is from the bestselling author of "The Lovely Bones".'When all is said and done, killing my mother came easily.'For years, Helen Knightly ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 2.750


by hpyon on Jul 28, 2008

You would think that a book about a psychopath killing her mother, a book full of sex and violence and insanity, should be interesting. I found myself really bored with this one and had to stop reading it about 80 pages in. The pace is sluggish, with confusing flashbacks that sometimes have nothing ... More


Seriously sick

by djesquire on Feb 12, 2008

I've read all of Alice Sebold's books. I found Lucky to be honest and interesting. The Lovely Bones was disturbing, but also interesting. Her new book, The Almost Moon, is really over the top. The narrator kills her Mother, who has characteristics that Sebold used to describe her own mother in Lucky ... More


An Almost Success

by aparajito on Nov 27, 2007

Alice Sebold, who had a dazzling debut in 'The Lovely Bones', unfortunately seems to have fallen prey to the second-novel syndrome. While both 'Lucky' and 'The Lovely Bones' were masterpieces, showcasing a major new talent who could write heart wrenching brutal and tender prose, she seems to have lost ... More


A recommendation with reservations

by donna on Nov 1, 2007

This story describes a family that puts the dys in dysfunctional. It is a dark look at mental illness and the relationship between a mother and daughter and also to her father. It opens with the killing of the mother by her daughter who has been her caretaker in her old age. Do not compare with The ... More

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