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Long Way Down, A
Long Way Down A
Author: Nick Hornby
ISBN-13: 9780670916023
ISBN-10: 0670916021
Publication Date: 5/5/2005
Pages: 272
Edition: Exclusive to Waterst
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Publisher: Viking
Book Type: Hardcover
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reviewed Long Way Down, A on + 7 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
This was surprisingly amusing for a story of a group of potential suicides. Since Hornby is a master with dialogue, this book is an excellent choice for an audiobook. Don't select it if you are offended by profanity.
reviewed Long Way Down, A on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
This book was just terrific. As a reader, i was immediately immersed in the plot and in love with all the characters. It seems like a rather dreary thing to be reading about, but its really nice how their relationships form and grow. Great read!!!
reviewed Long Way Down, A on + 38 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Fantastic book - explores the reasons all of us have for living (or not), in a readable way. What would you do next if you had reached the point when you felt you had nothing to live for - the answers are surprising, and certainly not sappy sweet.
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Helpful Score: 4
Nick Hornby has used a unique and sometimes humorous approach to a dark subject, suicide. The four main characters, J.J., Jess, Maureen and Martin share a death wish and as the story unfolds, you will see they share so much more. It could have been a dark, somber book, but instead Nick Hornby's writing style and presentation of the story in the first person make this a great read!
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Helpful Score: 4
Eh. I wasn't crazy about this book...it was actually one of the first ones I swapped and sent back out. It's the story of 4 people who all want to kill themselves by leaping off a building and instead, they all 4 become friends (?) and change each others lives. I felt the reasons they wanted to die were kind of lame. And the youngest character REALLY got on my nerves (as she did the characters in the book also).
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