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Review: The Great Santini

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Ugh. Couldn't do it. I've loved everything else I've read by Pat Conroy but this was miserable. Couldn't care less about the characters. Didn't finish it. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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One of the worst books I've read. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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Absolutely hated this book so much that I couldn't finish it. The main character was terrible, and I didn't connect with any of the story. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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Horrible. Can't believe I could get through it and not sure why I wasted my time doing so!! Nothing redeeming about main character or any of characters. It was just bad!!! Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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This book was a huge disappointment. I thought the "hero" was an abusive, cruel, alcoholic that I never felt any empathy for. Stories about dysfunctional families are not high on my list of things to read and enjoy. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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My least favorite Pat Conroy read so far. I found the main character impossible to like, which made the book tedious to see through to the end. If you're looking for a Conroy book, stick with Prince of Tides. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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I stopped a few pages into the second chapter so I didn't technically "read" it. The first chapter was full of foul language and drunkenness. The second chapter didn't start out as bad, but I decided ... Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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YAWN. couldn't make it through this one. I get back to it someday. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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I love Pat Conroy but I found this book boring. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

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I have read other Conroy books (Prince of Tides and South of Broad) and loved them. The Great Santini is nothing like those books. This one is about a family in the military with an abusive father. I can't think of anything to recommend it and am struggling to finish it. Read full review


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