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Review: Girl, Interrupted

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteenyearold Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clienteleSylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, James Taylor, and Ray Charlesas for its progressive methods of treating those who could afford ... Read full review

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User Review  - denisa.howe - LibraryThing

I loved the plot, storyline.. a story that needs to be told.I really liked all the characters buy wish more information had been given about them. The book seems to mention them and add a little bit ... Read full review

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User Review  - nicola26 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed the first half of this one. It was interesting and captivating and very well written. I like that Kaysen tells the story in a matter of fact way instead of rambling or whining. It was ... Read full review

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User Review  - singleton2012 - LibraryThing

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen. Published by Vintage books. 168 pages. Book Type: Biography Summary: Susanna Kaysen went to a doctor one time and was only there for maybe 15 minutes and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marlene-NL - LibraryThing

I completed this on January 14th. It was an very quick read. read it in a day. I like when she spoke about the other women in the hospital , that was fun and interesting but the end of the book was a ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Abbyjay - Goodreads

this book was extremely personal. and I suppose all -at least good- memoirs are. but this one was a bit deeper into the personal level and I dont mean personal as in I, personally but as in, the idea ... Read full review

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User Review  - Naomi - Goodreads

This book was a memoir of Susanna Kaysen's time in a mental institution and it was written in homodiegetic narration. When I first started this book I thought it would be an excellent insight into the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pink - Goodreads

I read this book a few months ago, but didn't get around to making a review, which is strange as I really enjoyed the story. I knew nothing about the book, but had heard of the title and was aware of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Méchant Loup - Goodreads

(Review currently unedited) "In April 1967, 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen is admitted to McLean Hospital, in Belmont, Massachusetts, after attempting suicide by overdosing on pills. She denies that it ... Read full review

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User Review  - erinjamieson - LibraryThing

Memoir of a lady in an insane asylum. Great and challenging short-read. Read full review

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