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Lucky - Alice Seabold

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DisasterArea Sun 07-Sep-08 18:22:08

does it get easier? am traumatised by first few chapters. sad

LIZS Sun 07-Sep-08 18:23:51

kind of but it isn't a very positive story

justagirlfromedgware Sun 07-Sep-08 20:36:54

worth reading though. Life enhancing in a weird way.

lulumama Sun 07-Sep-08 20:39:51

it does. in a way. it is worth perservering with. it is a very astute and compelling book

DisasterArea Sun 07-Sep-08 20:46:25

willl go back to it later. just a bit harrowing.

LetThemEatCake Tue 09-Sep-08 19:39:08

really hard going. Made me very uncomfortable in parts. Have you read the lovely bones?

CrushWithEyeliner Tue 09-Sep-08 19:40:38

Very difficult but important read. Far superior to the lovely bones which I found mawkish and just awful really...

binkythebullet Tue 09-Sep-08 19:41:54

Very hard going and uncomfortable, but definitely worth completing.

Lomond Tue 09-Sep-08 19:54:01

I started reading it and found it quite disturbing. Kept meaning to finish it but never did. Will go back to it at some point as I do want to know the ending.

hansnava Wed 10-Sep-08 15:46:38

im pretty sure that this book was based on what happened to her when she was at college i saw or read an interview with her and she was talking about it.

i have read most of it but its one of those books i keep going off then going back too. ive also read lovely bones and i thought this was a good book.

LIZS Wed 10-Sep-08 15:58:35

yes Lucky is autobigraphical The Lovely Bones is loosely based on her own experience and sort of as an alternative outcome.

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