Book Reviews of CRUDDY: An Illustrated Novel

CRUDDY: An Illustrated Novel
CRUDDY An Illustrated Novel
Author: Lynda Barry
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ISBN-13: 9780684838465
ISBN-10: 068483846X
Publication Date: 10/10/2000
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 29 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
I couldn't read this book. The topic sounded interesting, if dark, but the language is just too crude for me. I hesitated to post it, but saw that it was wish-listed by several people and decided to let the next person judge for him/herself. I guess I decided I'm not one to ban a book just because I don't like it.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book is very dark, but a great read. The story deals with suicide, murder and family. Puts the DIS in disfunctional.
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Helpful Score: 1
LOVED IT! and i'm not a teenager. but it was really cool. i guess you'd say it's a little (okay, a LOT) dark?
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Helpful Score: 1
A dark and somewhat twisted fiction memoir of a dark and twisted girl and her very dark and twisted father.A good read but at times I had to put it down to wash my hands.
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On a September night in 1971, a few days after getting busted for dropping acid, a sixteen-year-old curls up in the corner of her ratty bedroom and begins to write.

Now the truth can finally be revealed about the mysterious day long ago when the authorities found a child, calmly walking in the boiling desert, covered with blood.

The girl is Roberta Rohbeson, and her rant against a world bounded by "the cruddy top bedroom of a cruddy rental house on a very cruddy mud road" soon becomes a detailed account of another story, one that she has kept silent since she was eleven.
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i love this book
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I did not like this book.
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Lynda Barry's dark side is as plain and gorgeous as her popular, upbeat Marlys comics. A meaty tale!