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There's a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell: A Novel of Sewer Pipes, Pageant Queens, and Big Trouble

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

WARNING: May cause side stitches and odd looks

First off, I am a huge fan of Laurie Notaro's writing. I am an Idiot Girl through and through! And she's great at what she does. I was a bit leery about her stint as a novelist though.

I read this book on a three hour flight and have to say that it was probably...
First off, I am a huge fan of Laurie Notaro's writing. I am an Idiot Girl through and through! And she's great at what she does. I was a bit leery about her stint as a novelist though.

I read this book on a three hour flight and have to say that it was probably a poor choice. I could not contain my laughter and after about an hour all the passengers around me were not thrilled at my guffaws and snorts as i tried to keep the laughter in. This was one of her BEST publications yet. I can't wait to read more of her wit and sarcasm.

posted by pandorazboxx on December 16, 2008

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Awful

I am an on-again, off-again fan of this author's humor books, but her foray into fiction was very disappointing. The first 100 pages could've been cut, and there was clearly an over-emphasis of 'funny' scenes that did little to advance to plot. It was so ridiculous, I c...
I am an on-again, off-again fan of this author's humor books, but her foray into fiction was very disappointing. The first 100 pages could've been cut, and there was clearly an over-emphasis of 'funny' scenes that did little to advance to plot. It was so ridiculous, I couldn't even finish the book.

posted by Anonymous on July 3, 2007

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2010

    More annoying than anything else

    The author uses the simile so often, that it is actually a point of distraction. The characters are poorly developed and the situations that Maye finds herself in are more silly than entertaining. Laurie Notaro also seems to have a problem with Repbulicans; her disdain does not at any point move the story along. I will not finish this book (I'm about halfway through it... there are way too many other - good - books out there to read), and will never read anything else by her again.

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    Posted November 4, 2010

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