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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

The story is unique and something you can relate to.

I started reading this book on vacation ( it was at the rental we were staying at). I didn't expect to finish it but found myself totally hooked on the story line and characters. It is rare when I find a writer that can grab me from the start. I found myself thinking of...
I started reading this book on vacation ( it was at the rental we were staying at). I didn't expect to finish it but found myself totally hooked on the story line and characters. It is rare when I find a writer that can grab me from the start. I found myself thinking of the characters long after I had finished the book.

posted by 1602166 on August 1, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Not Ann Patchett's best work

I am a huge fan of Ann Patchett. I absolutely hold Bel Canto up as one of my favorite books. In that work, she wove together so many characters and such a complex plot that it was breathtaking. I also have read her non-fiction work, Truth and Beauty about her friendshi...
I am a huge fan of Ann Patchett. I absolutely hold Bel Canto up as one of my favorite books. In that work, she wove together so many characters and such a complex plot that it was breathtaking. I also have read her non-fiction work, Truth and Beauty about her friendship with another writer. That was personal and intense. I thought Run was a light read and an OK story, but not as rich as her other work.

posted by Anonymous on September 20, 2008

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  • Posted September 29, 2009

    Would not recommend.

    The plot is very weak. The Ivy League family in this story is not realistic here. Patchet should have focused more on Sullivan and his relationship with his father, that would have been more realistic in an Ivy League family where the only blood son is a great disappointment.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2008

    Awful

    This book is an incredibly disappointing. It reads like it was written by a middle school student. The story was so contrived.Save your money! AND it isn't worth checking out from the library.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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