Advanced search

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

(3 Posts)
BigGreenOlives Sun 17-Jul-16 16:35:46

Has anyone else tried this? I am supposed to be reading it to discuss tomorrow but I just can't get into it. It has one masses of prizes including the 2016 Pulitzer prize for fiction but boy is it hard going.

Laska5772 Sun 31-Jul-16 17:30:27

It was really good I thought. , but my god the last few chapters were really harrowing..
( not really a jolly holiday read .. , although I did read it on a beach)

BigGreenOlives Sun 31-Jul-16 18:13:03

3 of my friends liked it & 1 didn't. I've lent it to another friend now. Maybe I'll try again when she's finished it.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now