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Review: The Help

User Review  - Olivia - Goodreads

EDITED TO ADD: Having now read several critiques of this book by POC, I am much more uncomfortable with it. There is still so much white knighting, turning the Black women into caricatures, using ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

EDITED TO ADD: Having now read several critiques of this book by POC, I am much more uncomfortable with it. There is still so much white knighting, turning the Black women into caricatures, using ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - The Potholes - Goodreads

What attracted me: After reading To Kill A Mockingbird, I went on a binge and read more books to do with racial injustice (eg: The Color Purple) and well, most of the book felt like a fake remake of ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

What attracted me: After reading To Kill A Mockingbird, I went on a binge and read more books to do with racial injustice (eg: The Color Purple) and well, most of the book felt like a fake remake of ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

As a story, this was well-written with a plot that carried. However, the take-away message about race ("We're all the same inside!") felt superficial and irrelevant. The popularity of this book ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

While The Help is well-written, I could not wait to be done with it. Yes, it ground on my nerves this much. It's the most self-congratulating, "let's-all-hold-hands", piece of brainwashing soap opera ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

While The Help is well-written, I could not wait to be done with it. Yes, it ground on my nerves this much. It's the most self-congratulating, "let's-all-hold-hands", piece of brainwashing soap opera ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

Not unenjoyable to read, but filled with cardboard cut outs instead of rich characters. Creating these one dimensional illustrations of the points she wants to make wildly oversimplifies an ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Bless her heart, she tried. Just kidding. The author's note at the end made it clear that her intentions were good. But, Skeeter was too clearly wish fulfilment on the author's part, and it irked me ... Read full review

Review: The Help

User Review  - Goodreads

Bless her heart, she tried. Just kidding. The author's note at the end made it clear that her intentions were good. But, Skeeter was too clearly wish fulfilment on the author's part, and it irked me ... Read full review


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