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User Review  - Syndelle777 - LibraryThing

Ok my opinion of this book is a bit biased & 1 sided simply for the fact that being locked away in a mental institution is my greatest fear. It's literally my idea of hell and damnation. The author ... Read full review

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User Review  - heart77 - LibraryThing

The book was much more clinical than the movie. It felt like the movie emphasized the strong friendships between the female characters, while the book's focus was on the failings of the mental health industry. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

This is one of the few times you'll hear me say that the movie was much better than the book. While I did enjoy some parts of Kaysen's memoir, for the most part I thought it lacked any emotion or ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - rebecca - Goodreads

The book was excellent: extremely well written, the dialogue was great, and full of insightful quotes. It made me question many things & left me a bit unnerved (which is a good thing). The reason I'm ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Angie Vanderschel - Goodreads

To be fair, I saw the movie first and really loved it. The book was very different. It seemed very disjointed to me, not really a story to follow. It was interesting and read quickly enough since each chapter was only a few pages but I just found it lacking. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Tali Pelier - Goodreads

I like the fact that this book doesn't really have a coherent narrative, that it skips around to Kaysen's different experiences at McLean Hospital. The last few chapters - where she truly lets her wit and cynicism shine - were my favorite. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Omphemetse - Goodreads

Susanna Kaysen is incredible. She definitely knows how to give one an invigorating reading experience. Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Lola Gilbert - Goodreads

This book is only 160 some odd pages and it took me nearly a week and a half to get through it. I was underwhelmed to say the least. While it has some interesting parts and Kaysen's overall experience ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This book was alright. It took me forever to finish it and I just could not get myself into it. It was slightly slow and kind of boring. Being a psychology major, I like the topic of social and ... Read full review

Review: Girl, Interrupted

User Review  - Bonnie - Goodreads

My rating: 4 of 5 stars "The only way to stay sane is to go a little crazy." After a phone call to her boyfriend to advise him of her impending suicide, Susan swallowed 50 aspirin then remembered her ... Read full review


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