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The Starboard Sea

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

An impressive debut.

An impressive debut.

posted by 6694186 on March 20, 2012

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2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

Characters, prose,and story disappointing.

Unbeleivably spoiled kids in NE prep school. Every possible cliche and stereotype is tossed in, leaving a confusing story with no point about worthless characters, an unsatisfying read.

posted by 4740940 on March 18, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Brock to hayden

    There was a typo in that number. Its 501-756-9616

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Hayden

    Me too..sh.it my moms coming i gtgtb ill txt you after school..and heres the money from your wallet! Haha see you tomorriw!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2012

    The most moving book I have ever read.

    This book is a story about how a boy moves on from tragic circumstances.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2012

    Disappointing

    Didn't know where this book was going most of the time, it rambles and confuses the reader about what the point of the novel is. The kids behavior and how the adults react to that behavior is hard to believe.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2012

    A real work of art. As good as anything ever written on the subj

    A real work of art. As good as anything ever written on the subject of privilege and the moral decline of the upper class. Beautiful language and imagery throughout the novel and lots of plot twists. A solid and entertaining read.

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  • Posted June 21, 2012

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    Uneven at best, this novel attempts too much, and ends up being

    Uneven at best, this novel attempts too much, and ends up being very disappointing. Unattractive characters, cliched situations, and an especially unsatisfying ending.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2012

    An exceptional novel. The language is beautiful, the story is me

    An exceptional novel. The language is beautiful, the story is memorable and the characters will stay in your heart. I found the story of privilege youth utterly convincing. Though there is no easy closure or resolution to the conflicts, somehow this feels more true to life.

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  • Posted April 24, 2012

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    This is a disappointing novel in so many ways. We have had tons

    This is a disappointing novel in so many ways. We have had tons of coming of age stories, and the difference here is that the story is not one of growth, but one of privilege and failure. The main character is a closeted homosexual who drives the love of his life to suicide.The reason for this is revealed late in the novel, and I will not reveal it. But keeping it late in the novel serves the purpose of having us like the narrator better than we should. No one comes out of this novel a winner, including the reader.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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