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Paint It Black

17 Ratings: 2.5
a book by Janet Fitch, author of White Oleander


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2 reviews about Paint It Black
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
I loved White Oleander, so I was fully prepared to love this book. That did not come close to happening. I had to re-start this book twice because I simply could not make myself interested. I even stopped reading 30 pages from the end because I simply didn't care how it ended. I did, about a month later, finally read the ending. I would not recommend this book.
review by . September 14, 2008
I suppose that, were one the type of person who has never experienced the death of a loved one, or the pervasive sense of being an outsider, this book would be as fascinating as it believes itself to be. Since, as it happens, I do not breathe such rarified air, I've found it trying to even get to the middle of the book. Every single shade of grief is fully present here; "Good ON ya!" one is tempted to shout, because who has that kind of perseverance these days? But as much as I hate to leave a book---particularly …
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