Undiscovered Gyrl - Allison Burnett Reviews
Description:ISBN 0307473120 / Paperback: 304 pages / Publisher: VINTAGE - US / Published: 8 April 2010 / Language: English
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Pages: 304, Edition: Original, Paperback, VINTAGE - US
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by - written on 15/06/13 (Very useful, 25 readings)
Authors have always been told "write what you know", but as far as I can tell, this is a rule that Mr. Burnett has shunned totally. Had it resulted in an unsuccessful novel, would have been understandable. But amazingly, it doesn't. How a 50-something male author can get so much into the head of a teenage girl is totally beyond me. And as far as I know, he hasn't got any teen-aged daughters to draw upon either. Even if he did, I would certainly pray that he couldn't possibly have used that personal experience as a model for his protagonist - Katie - who is in such a mess, it is a wonder that she can even get out of bed in the morning. Instead, Burnett seems to . Read the complete review
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