Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An assured work of existential horror from debut novelist McCarthy.The unnamed narrator begins by explaining that there's a lot he can't explain. He cannot, for example, share many details about his accident. That information is subject to a non-disclosure agreement, but it's also—more vitally—unavailable to him: He can't remember much about the accident or his life before it. He's become, very ... Read full review

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a good first novel

User Review  - deezy - Borders

An intriguing work of fiction. Basically, it's about a guy who loses his memory in a freak accident and receives a large settlement which he uses to recreate arbitrary scenes of his life. The book ... Read full review

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So slow and boring. At first, the turtle-like progression seemed to match what was happening with the character, but the book seems to go nowhere and take it's time about it. I think I am going on the third year without having finished it.

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