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An Embarrassment of Riches

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Masterly crafted dialect make the novel a 10!

Clearly one of the best novels I have ever read. The characters are well developed and balanced. The dialect is outstanding and was easy for me to read without the translations. By the end of the novel, I was even thinking and speaking in the Irish dialect. Hansen maste...
Clearly one of the best novels I have ever read. The characters are well developed and balanced. The dialect is outstanding and was easy for me to read without the translations. By the end of the novel, I was even thinking and speaking in the Irish dialect. Hansen masterly crafts them together and finalizes the book with a surprise ending that even the best reader would not imagine. Plus, it leaves an opening for a possible sequel...which I cannot wait to read!

posted by Anonymous on May 9, 2008

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Well written

This book was so well written! I was very uncomfortable by this... disturbing novel. Am thinking the Irish be a feckin lot of slappers and horrible wanes!

posted by SSKKC on January 16, 2013

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  • Posted April 21, 2014

    So-so

    I wouldn't necessarily recommend this book. I found that it was a waste of my time, but since I had started reading it I felt compelled to finish.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2013

    So where is the humor A So where is the humor?

    Depressing story of greed and hatred. Low level life at its worse. A waste of time.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    Apalling

    Liberal use of the "C" word when describing women & children, feckin flimmin et al---

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2013

    Waste

    Just bad

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 16, 2011

    impossible to get through

    Fabulous language. However typeface vacillates wildly from miniscule to half inch in one sentence. I really wanted to enjoy the story but was unable to do so. I don't know if this is a failing of the nook version only. Very disappointing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2007

    A reviewer

    I didn't know what to think when I picked up this book. Then I started reading, and the laughter never stopped. The family in the book is so desperate and although the life they lead is so sad, you can't help but laugh at the things that go on. I feel so sorry for Ursula. I can't understand why she stays in the city. If I had people treating me like that, I would be on the first bus out of there! When I got to the end, I kept wanting to turn more pages. There's got to be a sequel! If there is, I will get it the very first day it comes out! Please, Gerald, write a sequel!!

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