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User Review  - shulera1 - LibraryThing

I didn't actually finish the book, but I'm letting it go. I picked it up because someone told me it was about a muse, which simply isn't the case. Even though the subject was different from what I ... Read full review

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User Review  - ehines - LibraryThing

First: I didn't get very far. Second: there's some pretty serious conflict here between Eugenides' need to gussie up the family epic and the characterization of the narrator, Cal. The story could have ... Read full review

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User Review  - silvius - LibraryThing

I had heard such good things about Eugenides but was deeply disappointed by this book. A pedestrian story of Greek immigrants to the US. The supposed main feature, the experiences of the hermaphrodite narrator, remained completely undeveloped by the time I gave up half way through. Read full review

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User Review  - bothhands - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book up until a point and then got really bored. I would have to re-read it again to figure out where and why and I'm not doing that. Read full review

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User Review  - lit_chick - LibraryThing

Despite the Pulitzer and legions of wonderful reviews and recommendations, I found Middlesex to be a complete miss. I was drawn to the story of Callie/Calliope's hermaphroditism, but after two hundred ... Read full review

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User Review  - okrysmastree - LibraryThing

To be honest, I found this book deeply disturbing, and had a hard time identifying with the protagonist. Normally I pride myself on my open-mindedness when it comes to literature, but I couldn't deal ... Read full review

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User Review  - KLmesoftly - LibraryThing

To be honest, I found this book deeply disturbing, and had a hard time identifying with the protagonist. Normally I pride myself on my open-mindedness when it comes to literature, but I couldn't deal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leeny182 - LibraryThing

I wanted to like it, I like the premise but I just cant finish it. Im halfway through it and I feel like it drags on. Read full review

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User Review  - LizaHa - LibraryThing

Some really wonderful people that I respect just loved this book, but I did not. Read full review

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User Review  - razr - LibraryThing

As much as I love Oprah...Im like 0 for 50 on the book club selections. This book was no exception. Read full review


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