P. Sibun

"K"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (19 of 23)
Location: Canada

Interests
ASL Deaf Culture, Crochet, History, Blacks in Canada and the Carribean
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 346,760 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 23
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
19 of 23 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars They've done it again, Sept. 27 2011
I kept hearing all the excitement this book and its movie are generating, so I bought a copy and read it cover-to-cover. The author certainly has talent as a writer but I am disappointed at yet another *Great White Hope* story where groups or generations of disenfranchised minorities are powerless until the white hero or heroine swoops in and liberates these poor folk - giving them an avenue to finally express themselves, get an education, get justice... Dangerous Minds, Cry Freedom, The Blind Side, Hardball, Wildcats, Radio, the Love Guru, Cool Runnings, Bagger Vance, Dances With Wolves, Amistad, Ghosts of the Mississippi, Mississippi Burning, Freedom Writers...
And now The… Read more
The Dark Room by Minette Walters
The Dark Room by Minette Walters
While her style is gripping, her female characters very strong, and romance is kept to a minimum, I am also glad that this was not my first exposure to Ms.Walters. I found the ending rather too convoluted and was therefore unsatisfied. Pity, because I was gripped throughout, and only wish the ending came together better.