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The Mercy of Thin Air

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

A must-read

The plot sucked me in within a few pages, and I couldn't put it down. Being from New Orleans, I was immediately drawn to the descriptions of the city in the 1920s, which I adored. This book was a random grab from the sale section, and now it's one of my 5 favorite books...
The plot sucked me in within a few pages, and I couldn't put it down. Being from New Orleans, I was immediately drawn to the descriptions of the city in the 1920s, which I adored. This book was a random grab from the sale section, and now it's one of my 5 favorite books ever.

posted by 5663722 on December 29, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

Not bad continued

I suspect that like me you will cringe at the superfluous browbeating and social commentary, but you will also laugh when Razi laughs, and cry in agony when she hurts.

posted by PierreLeChat on April 15, 2011

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  • Posted April 15, 2011

    Not bad continued

    I suspect that like me you will cringe at the superfluous browbeating and social commentary, but you will also laugh when Razi laughs, and cry in agony when she hurts.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 5, 2009

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    creative but slow

    The relationship between Andrew and Razi was portrayed in such a realistic manner that you find yourself pulled in immediately. Their romance is the type that everyone dreams of. However, the story skips around a lot. The list of minor characters grows and their names are difficult to keep track of because of sheer number. The plot gets murky at points and you have to read back over portions to comprehend. Fascinating plot line but so much more could have been done with it.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2006

    A Disappointment

    This is well-written book, but the story is not particularly captivating. I found myself losing interests about one-third way through the book. The author failed to make me care for the characters.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2014

    So so

    I expected more from this book. At times I just wanted it to be done. Good premise, good writing just a tad too subtle bordering on boring

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