Official Review: Sister Carrie by William

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Re: Official Review: Sister Carrie by William

Post by bookowlie » 15 Jan 2018, 09:55

CommMayo wrote:
12 Jan 2018, 15:24
Thank you for the interesting review. It almost sounds like you were generous with the 3 out of 4 review...I often wish it was out of 5 or 10 stars!
Thanks for the kind words. I struggled with the rating with this book and decided to be generous due to being moved by the main character. You have a good point about wanting more stars to pick from! There is no "middle ground" with a 4-star system.
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Post by bookowlie » 15 Jan 2018, 10:00

kandscreeley wrote:
14 Jan 2018, 10:38
Your review was quite thorough. It sounds like a nice short story that couldbe developed into something a bit longer and more detailed. Still, I'm intrigued by what happens to the two sisters after the abrupt marriage. Thanks!
Thanks Kandscreeley! The book was more of a novella (approx. 120 pages) than a short story, but I definitely would have liked it to be expanded. There are long time jumps and I would have liked more info about the married couple's life.
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