Monday, May 14, 2018

Review: Never Mind

Never Mind Never Mind by Edward St. Aubyn
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I read this because I love Benedict Cumberbatch and I wanted to watch Patrick Melrose. I might need to pass, though. This book was dark and disturbing. I hated David. I hated Eleanor. No wonder Patrick is so messed up.

The writing was great. But I just hated the characters, the situations, and the decisions. I don't enjoy reading about cruel people. I don't enjoy reading about abuse of any kind: emotional, physical, sexual. No thanks, not for me. Life has enough darkness in it without reading about more.

I may still watch the series, but not sure I will read the next book. 2 stars only because the writing was great.

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