Book Club the Ninth

Book Club the Ninth  – AVIDREADER – 19-10-10
Agreed on:The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson (AvidReader)
– Everything you know by Zoe Heller 

A very short book club this time round, as we were all running around like lunatics, and then halfway through were maliciously distracted by a beautifully cooked meal!

BOOKN00B summed up all of our feelings succinctly 
-no point to this book whatsoever
-didn’t like the characters, had no interest in the story and is  delighted to have forgotten everything by now
-doesn’t know whether to ever try anything by the author again

-pointless, pointless, pointless
-read it, found it to be terribly dull
-the only decent gag in it was stolen from £100 to read the Bible Evelyn Waugh letters

-diabolical tripe, made worse by some semi-passable writing
-horrific characters, horrendous narrator, cartoony plot

We actually disdained to score this book – it left us all so annoyed and frustrated.

A few days later, I texted the ladies my choice for the Christmas period – the just announced Man Booker 2010 winner – The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson

Posted on October 21, 2010, in All Posts, Book Club, Book Elf, Books, LBC Book Reviews, LBC Challenges, Man Booker, Original LBC. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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