- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: NY Vintage Books 2002 (2002)
- ASIN: B003AKI04A
- Average Customer Review: (470 customer reviews)
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Don't lend that book to friends ... they'll be disapointed!
I certainly was, and mad that I had paid money for a story that doesn't have a 'middle' and no 'end'. Read more
Without hesitation the worst book I read in at least 2 years.
Donna Tartt has managed to wrtie a book, that doesn't reach the high standards she had with her first book. Read more
After 600+ pages of intricate character development which, one felt, must surely lead to an extravagant conclusion, the novel suddenly grinds to a halt. Maybe that was the point. Read morePublished on July 15 2004 by David Harris
This is not a single novel, but a bunch of first drafts thrown together, and none of the plot lines or characters reach any conclusion. Read morePublished on July 9 2004
In an interview upon publication of "The Little Friend," Donna Tartt (somewhat haughtily, it seemed) exclaimed that she sees no use in reading reviews for her novels. Read morePublished on July 6 2004 by Montese C.
This novel sucked ass on a number of levels. The plot takes many random and pointless turns, like Dickens on acid. Read morePublished on July 5 2004 by Chris C. Worthen
I was about half-way through this book when I wondered: is it me, or has Donna Tartt really lost her way. Read morePublished on July 2 2004
while there are great characters and descriptions this book is not well written. I wonder exactly what Tartt was trying to achieve. Read morePublished on July 2 2004 by Robyn E. Ellis