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Lionel Shriver

3.88 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Lionel Shriver
The New Republic (2012)
2.92 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I tried for ages to finish this book. But every time I put it down that's where it would stay. I'm a big Shriver fan and have most of her books. This one however is likely to remain unfinished. Whilst it's not necessary for me to empathise with the characters in a book in order t...
The Book Lovers' Companion: What to Read Next (2013)
4 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I was surprised how many of the books detailed I have already read. This interesting paperback has given me plenty of ideas for the future, so much so that I have returned the library copy and have ordered my own copy from Book Depository. It is good to know that, up to this po...
So Much for That (2010)
3.66 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: As always moments of crystal insight, Shriver looks for a slice through the dark side. The cheery fight against cancer with brave patients boosting the morale of their tearful visitors is turned upside down in the irascible Glynis. She is impossible, crabby, she gave herself the ...
Big Brother (2013)
3.37 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: All families are complicated. Pandora's has her own, the fictional family of her father's 70's sitcom and her husband's two children, bearing the scars of their meth addicted mother. This novel is about our complex relationship with food size and self esteem seen through the le...
The New Republic. by Lionel Shriver (2012)
2.92 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Hmmm. There was some nice ideas in this story but all in all it was a little long winded and overblown (I actually preferred the author's note which stated these ideas far mor succinctly). I love Lionel Shriver's writing and while still in evidence, it lacked the punch of her ot...
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