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Book Review of Cavedweller

Author: Dorothy Allison
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2

Normally I love Dorothy Allison, but this book just didn't do it for me. Not only was the story molasses slow, but the characters were wholly unlikeable, and the plot was muddled, like the writer was had no idea where the story should go. It just sort of... ended. Like she got sick of it. It reminded me of those exercises you did in English class where you had to write non stop for 10 minutes just to see what you could come up with. I was disappointed and will not read this book again. If you want quality Allison work, read Bastard out of Carolina. It was such a good book that Hollywood could not even destroy the movie.