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User Review  - potato11982 - Borders

Pros: Great character development Cons: Ending was a let down This was one of those books that sucks you in right from the beginning. It is told from the perspective of multiple characters, giving ... Read full review

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User Review  - anleah - Overstock.com

A frustrating read of unmemorabl characters Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Ron Charles - Goodreads

We've all caught glimpses of them before, but Claire Messud has captured and pinned under glass members of a striking subspecies of the modern age: the smart, sophisticated, anxious young people who ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Spoiled thirty-somethings in New York City seek greater self-importance while interesting poor kid tries to make good and is shunned. Yay. Why do I keep turning the pages? Oh right, because I'm a ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Kara - Goodreads

On the cover of this book about people living in New York it says this book received the honor of "best book of the year" from the New York Times. Talk about navel contemplation, because I truly ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I have to admit that I didn't hate this book as much as many, MANY other people did (see reviews here or on Amazon). If we had the chance to rate books with half stars I would definitely give this ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

This book came in for a drubbing from the Goodreads community that was very much at odds with the fulsome praise on its back cover. Where I shall I situate myself on this continuum of blame to praise ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

I liked this book, though not as much as Dad. When I got to the climax of the book, the place where all the characters had to shift in relation to the big event, I felt duped, like, oh--this was why ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

It's 2001 in Manhattan, and each character is trying (with varying levels of commitment) to do something or be someone that matters. Three friends (Marina, Danielle, and Julius) have just turned ... Read full review

Review: The Emperor's Children

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

A last minute, impulsive buy at the airport, en route to France, that I thought I remembered reading really good things about. I read it on the plane, I read it in hotels, I read it on the train. At ... Read full review


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