Friday, May 31, 2013

May 2013 Books and Movies

She's Come Undone 
Wally Lamb

Incredible! No wonder this guy is a professor of writing. I wish I could take his class. Given that the protagonist is female, you really have to keep checking the author pic to remind yourself that the author is male! The book is surprisingly humourous for what amounts to a 40 year lifespan of tragic circumstances. It reminded me a bit of the book Sybil, in terms of the writing style. Dolores is a tragic figure, but you are left with a sense of hopefulness at the end. The book apparently became extremely popular after making Oprah's book club in the 90s. A really good read.