Kathleen Turner Overdrive

"John Cusack's top ten"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (11 of 14)
Location: Scotland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,667,891 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 14
April Rising by Corene Lemâitre
April Rising by Corene Lemâitre
1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid, 2 Jan 2013
I have had more pleasurable experiences sitting in the dentist's chair. If you enjoy reading, avoid this. The Ł0.01p cover price is way too expensive. Save your money, save your time, save your retinas. Bleak, boring, badly written chicklit at its worst.
Mary Swann by Carol Shields
Mary Swann by Carol Shields
11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
What was that? That was the rug - and it was taken from right under your feet, by the brilliant Carol shields. And it is uncomfortable, and uncompromising, and utterly, utterly compelling. As a Pulitzer winning author,who presumably knows better than you or I, what it feels like to be "written" and "re-written" and to have our intentions reshaped, retold - "no, I did not mean that at all, I did not say that, that was not what I meant..." Well, you get the gist. In a world of celebrity when what is said is bent, or not meant, when semantics becomes the murky world not of black or white, or even grey, but a darker world of black arts, when meaning strays from language, when the life… Read more

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