- Publisher: Picador (2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 031227999X
- ISBN-13: 978-0312279998
- Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 14 x 2.8 cm
- Shipping Weight: 295 g
- Average Customer Review: (18 customer reviews)
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atkinson's third novel is unconventional, witty, and wry with loads of wordplay and mixing up of plots and characters. Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2001 by S. Perkal
While witty and charming, this book still manages to be a disappointment. In her last two books, eventually, all the twisting plots came together and made sense. Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2001 by "gill-leigh-anne"
If I could write a book, I'd want it to be this one. Atkinson's cast of characters provided me with more belly laughs than anything I've read for ages. Read morePublished on Sept. 19 2000 by S. Wheeler
I thought that I would find a funny, entertaining and extremely neurotic story in this one. The first few chapters of Emotionally Weird were done very well. Read morePublished on Sept. 3 2000 by CoffeeGurl
Based on a very positive short review in The New Yorker, I sought this book out at the book store. I read the first ten or so pages right there in the store and was delighted. Read morePublished on July 30 2000 by T. Sherman
Besides the fact that I laughed out loud too often to explain while reading this book (e.g. protagonist Effie's boyfriend Bob, with his silly slumbering Star Trek mumblings and... Read morePublished on July 17 2000 by "ami1204"
Atkinson is the sort of writer I read in a blissful state. Her characters are many layered, her wordplay is fantastical, her plotline engrossing. Read morePublished on June 24 2000 by dirtwitch