Ali Smith - There but for the

(5 Posts)
CaipirinhasAllRound Sat 26-Jan-13 08:04:12

has anyone read this? I'm 2 thirds of the way through but am struggling. It's gone off in a different tandem and the chapters are so bloody long!
I kind of want to know why he's in that room but is it worth carrying on with?

happyhopefulmummy Mon 28-Jan-13 09:44:24

I posted a thread about this when I was finished. I got to the end and it seemed to be the mos pointless book I have ever read.

CaipirinhasAllRound Mon 28-Jan-13 10:08:50

Right, I'm giving up. Too many other books to read! Thanks

KurriKurri Mon 28-Jan-13 16:20:15

Haven't read this one, but I read The Accidental a couple of months ago and thought it was the worse book I'd read all year, - she is not my cup of tea at all - far too self consciously 'clever'.

Parisbanana Mon 28-Jan-13 17:40:49

Give up! I read it for a book club but was soooo disappointed. Disjointed and just a waste of time imo. There are too many other books out there to waste time on it.

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