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Pointless,
Boring,
Slow

7 reviews

freedom
by Jonathan Franzen

Published: 2011
Paperback : 0 pages
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Pick a character.
by Brilynn2 (see profile) 05/25/11
The book breaks down a handle full of characters in detail. You really get the whole life story of these characters and learn to love them. In a book club if every one picked a person to relate to and how they see them selves in that character.

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  "Freedom"by JenC0lt0n (see profile) 09/10/13

 
  "Freedom"by aluba (see profile) 07/05/11

Intriguing characters and persuasive story line. I kept coming back to find out what happens next. This book generated the most conversation from our group despite varied ratings of the book.

 
  "I couldn't finish it, but the group discussion was lively"by crystalbooks (see profile) 05/26/11

I didn't like the characters. I thought the plot was slow and unrealistic. The writing was not engaging. The sex stuff was gratuitous at best. (Apparently the redeeming things happen very ne... (read more)

 
  "A Long Good Read."by Brilynn2 (see profile) 05/25/11

Freedom was a good book that I enjoyed now that I have finished reading it. When I started reading the book I soon realized how the author really wants you to understand the characters personality and... (read more)

 
  "Very Disappointing"by brankosgirl (see profile) 04/28/11

Not one person in my book club liked this book. Only two of us actually finished it, and that was very difficult! I donated my copy to the local library. Hopefully, someone will have a different opinion... (read more)

 
  "Freedom"by sharonpearson (see profile) 04/03/11

It actually had the foundation for being an interesting book. Even though I didn't like the characters I thought it could have been a good read. It was way too long and very repetitive. It had an interest... (read more)

 
  "freedom"by dmaria47 (see profile) 12/01/10

This was our bookclub selection of which I knew nothing. To me, I found the book pointless, the characters unbelievable, the story was repetitive and boring. Personally, I did not care about nor connect... (read more)

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