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Review: Middlesex

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I checked this out as an audiobook from the library because it was available and because I thought one of my more conservative friends had read it and liked it. It sounded interesting. The audiobook ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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Ditched this book midway through...I was interested in the story, and its scope is quite grand, but the writing seemed to me a bit fake. In addition to that I agree with the criticism that the author should not have conflated incest with being intersex. Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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OK....so I didn't technically finish the book. I read about 3/4. I was really into about the first 100-150 pages and then it just got really, really slow for me. I didn't hate it. I just found myself ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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This book was a little bland for me. It tells the story of a child who was born female, but later discovered to have the XY chromosome and not the XX chromosome, thus making her genetically male. The ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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Slogged throught it until the end. Only finished it because I was hoping it would get better. Really wanted to care about the characters, but never did. The topic was interesting, but I must not like the writer's style. Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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So, I've been contemplating what bothered me so much about this book. I wanted so badly to like it, but gosh, I really had to force myself to finish it! In the end, I feel like for me the structure of ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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This novel is about a hermaphrodite born as girl and later started living as boy.This was a very odd book. The beginning was oky , it talked about her/his grandparents Desdemona and Lefty, who were ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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Ughhh, reading this was like torture. I really had to force myself through it. Can't believe I actually finished it--I just hate putting down books in the middle. This book is really boring and ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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Boring generational saga told from the perspective of a pointlessly omniscient and ridiculously self-important narrator whose salacious telling of the story is a slap in the face of actual intersex ... Read full review

Review: Middlesex

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I really struggled to get through this book. The last half with the focus on Cal was much easier to get through, but in the beginning I just wasn't invested is Des, Lefty, Milton, and Tessie. I still ... Read full review


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