Who on God's Earth do you 'think' you are?: A true story about TRANSCENDING the ILLUSION of SEPARATION gCOME ONEveryone EVERYONE loves this hateful book Kind of makes me weep for the future I did not think it was clever as many have asserted just depraved manipulative Also if I ever read the words fucking bitch again it will be too soon This book was just way too much fun and I mean that in aood way I m taking a leisurely drive down the arden path of the story when BAM right in the middle it makes a u turn and we are on the damn highway doing 90 miles an hour commonly referred to as a plot twist Sweet Mother of MercyThere is not much to say without the risk of iving up some detail that s best left secret Soooo many time I wanted to just take one little peek at the end to see what happens to Nick and Amy But I didn t I survived the heart pounding suspense and made it to the end of a very satisfying readI must must must check out books by Ms FlynnSee all my reviews here AMY DUNNEI am Amy I m so perfect you may want to puke It s okay I have that effect on everyone even my parents They noticed I was so perfect when I was a little Mesagerul girl and so they wrote some vastly popular children s books called The Adventures of Amazing Amy You may have beeniven them to read in school and you may have puked on them I am so self regarding I can t pass a mirror without congratulating 45I m never Judy Blume: Fearless Storyteller for Teens getting married I can t risk this The first person narrative meant being in the thoughts of 2 very sick people the whole book and it left me feeling yucky The author portrayed the minds of sadistic narcissistic sociopaths making it a very dark book And for some reason I actually didn t find anything that happened a surprise That made the story boring which may also have been because I didn t like or care about either of the unrepentant unenlightened and self absorbed characters I just couldn t relate Evenetting some background on their families didn t engender any sympathy in me for them It is not a satisfying read because there is no hope for these characters no redemption no justice for those murdered As I said Yucky I m pretty selective about new releases but Gone Girl opening about a man Studying His Wife S his wife s in bed and uniue alternating POV structure a kind of He Said She Said Crimes and Misdemeanors a The Secret History with a sense of humor I did really like the structure along with some of the zingers and some of the saucier images but that s about itFrom the Kushner epigraph to the name checking of Noel Coward on page 68 to the use of Pygmalion as a verb 20 pages after that a synonym for to tidy apparently Flynn signals that she aims to create
that most perverse of marriages here a literary beach read Instead of the best of both worlds most perverse of marriages here a literary beach read Instead of the best of both worlds Marriage can be a real killerOn a warm summer morning in North Carthage Missouri it is Nick and Amy Dunne‚Äôs fifth wedding anniversary Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick‚Äôs clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River Husband of the Year Nick isn‚Äôt doing himself any favors with cringe worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife‚Äôs head but passages from Amy's diary reveal the alpha irl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge Under mounting pressure from the police and the media as well as Amy‚Äôs.
Free download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Gillian FlynnNe Girl is the worst of both worlds as PRETENTIOUS AND UNNECESSARILY META AND OVERWRITTEN AS THE WORST and unnecessarily meta and overwritten as the worst literary debut and with dialogue and characters as cartoonish and trite and exposition anvil filled as your average suspense hack jobThe absolute most offensive thing about Gone Girl however is how in love with being dark it is It thinks it is so deep so much better than say chick lit because it is about LIFE and DEATH and love as a prison sentence not rings and proposals and love as the solution to everything But in staging itself very *Amy Like So Carefully In Opposition To *like so carefully in opposition to thing it hates it of course does not rise above chick lit it just becomes psycho chick lit Which may be different I ll ive it that but it is not betterThis is not More scary stories for sleep-overs good Do not read this 3 12 starsThis isoing to be a hard review to write because I feel so conflicted about my final rating and just how much I actually liked uite simply this is one of the best novels of the year It s a thriller in the best tradition of Alfred Hitchcock and layered with brilliantly written characters it s the kind of book that s nearly impossible to put down The surprises and twists keep the reader uessing up until the final page and my first thought upon finishing the novel was that I wanted to read it a second time This book is such a steaming pile of shit for so many reasons and hands down the worst book I have ever read There is a huge cloud of smug over Gone Girl This was such an unpleasant read that I started taking notes of all the ridiculous parts It also didn t help matters that I figured out the ending before page 100There are lots and lots of f bombs and swearing which says a lot since I cuss like a sailor For me to pick up on that means it s excessive and adds nothing to the story Then there s the issue with our characters The husband is Captain Douchebag and the wife is beyond batshit crazy The story of a missing wife ets so ridiculous and over the top that the ending could only be eually as absurdThings I absolutely loathed about the bookusing The Giving Tree as a verbredneck stereotypes like catfish Heads of the Colored People gigging with dry cat foodrepeated mentions of having the emotional bendsrepeated mentions of characters having a vaginal smellpage 67 where Nickot home just after four a bulb of beer and cigarettes and fried egg odor attached to him a placenta of stinkthe sister s name being Gothe book s smugnessHad I not borrowed the book I would have stabbed the shit out of it with scissorsIf you want to read a book about a miserable married couple read Revolutionary Road The writing is a million times better
As seen on The ReadventurerI am iving Gone Girl 3 stars but only.seen on The ReadventurerI am iving Gone Girl 3 stars but only. Fiercely doting parents the town olden boy parades an endless series of lies deceits and inappropriate behavior Nick is oddly evasive and he‚Äôs definitely bitter but is he really a killerAs the cops close in every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love With his twin sister Margo at his side Nick stands by his innocence Trouble is if Nick didn‚Äôt do it where is that beautiful wife And what was in that silvery ift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closetWith her razor sharp writing and trademark psychological insight Gillian Flynn delivers a fast paced devilishly.