Clown Girl

Clown Girl

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Clown Girl 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 24 reviews.
yarngasm More than 1 year ago
I found the synopsis on the bookflap to be somewhat misleading, as the author barely touched upon plot points that the synopsis made out to be major events in the book. I often felt like I was intruding on the main character during the more awkward moments in the book. While this signifies good writing, I did not find it amusing or entertaining. The story would have the potential to be more enjoyable if it were revisited and some of the characters were developed more fully.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was well written, however, while I appreciated the writing I felt that it does not relate to men well. I think it is a book written by a woman for women. I would suggest men read something else but ladies will enjoy it immensely.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I admit, I was lured in by Chuck Palahniuk writing 'Clown Girl''s introduction. However, Drake's 'Clown Girl' stands on its own. Tedious in some areas, delightfully witty in most, 'Clown Girl' is worth it, with or without Chuck's ordainment. I guessed the ending within the first few chapters, but I still experienced that cathartic release in the final chapter. Read & enjoy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I honestly dont know how one could not fall in love with Nita, Rex and Mr. Cinnamon Buns. A must for an fan of Palahniuk.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Reader beware: this novel is no corporate hooker gig, this is the real deal. Every single detail- from making a ballon jesus, to a rubber chicken baby, to high-powered moves on the billiard table- will seem as real as if you were there yourself. The writing is outstanding, the story is absorbing, and the characters are multi-layered. Drake has given us a novel worthy of a standing ovation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When i bought this book i was unable to put it down. You really start to feel for poor Nita and her struggles. Beautifully written. It was funny and quirky and i was very pleased with the ending.
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ClarkP More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was very entertaining. It is highly creative and well written. Monica Drake definitely has a real talent, Clown Girl is evidence of her abilities. I am looking forward to her next book.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
In my opinion, this was a stupid book. Seriously, a very DUMB book. I had to make myself finish it, hoping that the ending would be great. It wasn't. Don't waste your money on this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Worst book ever. Avoid. Avoid. Avoid. Don't even think about wasting your money. Baloneytown was the best name she could come up with? This book has a plot? Okay, where is it. Save the money and just read your grocery list. It's a better read.