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Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Sunny - Goodreads

I had to honest, and gave this book 4 stars. I found it very choppy, and had a hard time following the plot sequence. I absolutely ADORED the movie, which makes me kinda feel like maybe I just didn't ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Jackie Cook - Goodreads

4 stars! At eighteen years old, Susanna Kaysen was sent to the McLean Hospital, and put in a psychiatric ward filled with other teenage girls. Kaysen's memoir 'Girl, Interrupted', captivates the ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Klair Bates - Goodreads

I found the book to very entertaining in the perspective, but at times I was bit lost with the chapters that kept repeating the same idea making me lose interest. Overall a good read had it's very funny and relatable teen moments even with the difference of setting. Deeply recommend you read. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Christine Fay - Goodreads

Susanna Kaysen writes about being admitted to McLean Hospital in Belmont at the age of 18. What could be considered normal teenage angst and worry was treated as Borderline Personality Disorder, which ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Kira - Goodreads

Interesting novel with vivid awareness of the world. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Katie Harder-schauer - Goodreads

I'm going to start by saying that I think my enjoyment of the book was tempered by my love of the movie. While I was reading, I couldn't help but picture the scenes that coincided with each part of ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Ouri - Goodreads

I read this book under the impression the movie gave me, which I would say is vastly different and an expansion upon Susanna's memoir. In that respect, the book itself has an authenticity the movie ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Ariana - Goodreads

Well-written, relatable, harrowing. I am both disturbed and touched by everything Susanna went through, but mostly I am overjoyed that she survived and managed to move on. The last chapter--the one that reveals the origin of the title--is absolutely beautiful and very poignant. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Lot - Goodreads

I read this around 2005 when I was officially diagnosed as having BPD. I saw the movie in 2001 and back then I already began to comprehended Kaysen's self-introspection/confusion/distance. I ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Jacqui - Goodreads

Memorable Quotes “Have you ever confused a dream with life? Or stolen something when you have the cash? Have you ever been blue? Or thought your train moving while sitting still? Maybe I was just ... Read full review


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