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Violin

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

A beautiful story of a woman's life that can only be described through music.

Anne Rice's novel, Violin, tells the story of a woman in New Orleans who is trying to deal with her past and present visions of death. Triana Becker is constantly thinking of the deaths of family and friends that she has endured throughout her life, when she is visited...
Anne Rice's novel, Violin, tells the story of a woman in New Orleans who is trying to deal with her past and present visions of death. Triana Becker is constantly thinking of the deaths of family and friends that she has endured throughout her life, when she is visited by a mysterious violinist. The dark mood and emotional imagery of life and memories of death mesmerizes the reader. The life of a woman dealing with death and also a new-found happiness is affected by music.

posted by Anonymous on April 15, 2002

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not the best

I am a huge Anne Rice fan, I think I have read just about everything she has published and I typically love them. This book....was painful to get through, I was very disappointed and depressed when I finished this. Anne drones on and on about death and the clutches of...
I am a huge Anne Rice fan, I think I have read just about everything she has published and I typically love them. This book....was painful to get through, I was very disappointed and depressed when I finished this. Anne drones on and on about death and the clutches of despair, perhaps this book was written around the time her husband passed and it was a very bleak time in her life. Not very memorable except that it was monotonous and repetitive.

posted by Anonymous on May 20, 2006

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2001

    DISAPPOINTED

    Disappointing reading! I am a huge fan of Ann Rice. I have loved all her books with the exception of this one. I could barely finish it, in fact I even skipped some pages due to the fact that it was worthless reading... kept putting me to sleep too, but then again this is my opinion.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2000

    horrible

    I cannot understand how this book has been given any more than 3 stars by anyone. It is odd, boring, not at all frightening or enthralling. Bitter disapointment (for the money I wasted on the hard cover!!) Not worth the shipping.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2013

    Nancy

    This is not a horror thrillet or frightening book its period and historical

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2013

    WEIRD

    It was a boring read, I was not very impressed with the plot. The entire book was weird, like a cheap knock off of the supernatural genre. I had to force myself to finish it, hoping it would get better. Was not impressed with the writer's style either...bland.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2012

    Si biring So boring

    It just goes on and on...dont keep reading because it doesnt get better!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2011

    God Awful

    A friend of mine asked me to try to read this book to establish if it was just her who found it boring, confusing and impossible to get through. Well I tried to and just couldn't do it! This book is absolutely awful. Between the lack of coherence, lack of definitive story line and the drawn out pages & pages of how a blade of grass moved or something similar I never finished it. Waste of time and money. Kudos to those who finished it but why give it more than one star?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2011

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