The Virgin Suicides

by Jeffrey Eugenides | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0446670251 Global Overview for this book
Registered by brewski of Markham, Ontario Canada on 12/22/2006
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2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by brewski from Markham, Ontario Canada on Friday, December 22, 2006
Picked this up at some book sale or another after enjoying Middlesex.

Journal Entry 2 by brewski from Markham, Ontario Canada on Sunday, January 07, 2007
This took me a little while to read since my parents were visiting over the holidays, and I had less reading time than usual. On a side note, my Mom thought I was a bit weird since every book she saw me read during her visit was a bit odd...first Stiff, then this book.

Oh, yes, on to what I thought of this book. I really enjoyed Eugenides' writing as I was expecting after having read Middlesex. The story managed to be extremely interesting despite what you knew was the inevitable outcome for the Lisbon sisters. This book provoked much contemplation on my part of what motivates people to suicide, but I can't say that I came away with much better of an understanding than I started with.

Perhaps I will have to catch this movie, the book cover makes it look pretty riveting. I am reserving this book for generous fellow BookCrosser avanta7.

Journal Entry 3 by brewski from Markham, Ontario Canada on Thursday, January 11, 2007
Dropped in the mailbox this morning for fellow native-Californian, avanta7. Before you ask me what the heck am I doing living in Canada if I was born in California, let me put it this way...I married a Toronto native ;)

Journal Entry 4 by avanta7 on Tuesday, January 23, 2007
A wish-list gift from brewski! Thank you kindly, sir.

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