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The Outcast | Paperback

Author: Sadie Jones | Format: Paperback

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  Loved it!

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I read this book for a book club I attended and I would never have picked it up otherwise but im so glad I did. It was excellent, so raw an gritty, there was no fluffiness. Sadie jones captures the emotions and lives of the characters brilliantly and realistictly. She highlights the struggles of that time fantastically. I loved the book, it was refreashing to read something that was writtten with such imagination and emotion. Well done sadie!!! I cnt wait to read the next book :)

  A superb book which had me hooked from the first page.

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I loved this book and also liked the writing style which although different and simplistic worked well with the subject matter involved. The narrative voice was voyeuristic and the events which unfolded appeared to be out of her control. This perfectly mirrored the evolving lives of the main characters Lewis and Kit. A superb book very cleverly written.

  Loved it

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I loved this book. Yes it is pretty depressing throughout but I think captures the emotions and describes the frustration and pain experienced by people who have the same way of dealing with strong negative emotion that Lewis does in this story. Don't read it if you want a happy go lucky, sweet sort of book but if you want real emotion then it's a good one. I was completely taken into this book and the emotions and if I'm honest it completely wore me out! I cried so many times during reading and afterwards I couldn't begin another book for a while. I felt I needed time to recover before becoming involved in another story! That probably sounds pathetic but this really affected me. I loved the style of writing too. But be warned this is not a happy holiday book!

  It's not that bad!

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I really liked this book. It's true that the author's use of the word "and" does annoy, but when you get past that, i was really gunning for lewis and kit. I thought this book was moving, and i felt like i wanted to put my arms around lewis. It captured the whole era, and the social boundaries of the time. It's true it's not an uplifting read, but it ends how the reader wants it to, give it a try!

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  Depressing

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Please don't read this book if you're feeling down. It is very depressing and slow with a fairly predictable ending. Definitly not easy holiday reading.

  not recommended!

| | See all gnrsally's reviews (5)

I agree with gimliwoo's review, because the writing style is almost childlike. I had to push myself to finish it because it is slow and nothing really happens for the first half. The story is a good storyline, but it could have been developed and greatly improved. The story follows the bringing together of two main characters, but I felt there was no real chemistry between them. I love reading and often recommend books I have read to my friends and family - i'm afraid to say this is one I will not be recommending.

  Moving

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Tough to get into, the writing style is unlike any other I have read in a while! But its generally a romantic and moving tale of love between two very different people. There's quite a bit of drama thrown in for good measure, and its generally not a bad book. It could be so much more, however, and you do feel a bit let down towards the end. In some ways you want to hurry up and finish it, other ways you want it to never end. Make up your own mind.