last week we continued discussion on 'she's come undone' by wally lamb since almost all in attendance hadn't finished the book yet. it was the same peeps as the first meeting on this book so we were able to pick up right where we left off making for great and consistent conversation. here are some comments on the book from some of us:
i love the guy she marries in the end. makes my heart flutter!
OMG i laughed out so loud when they did the rap thing. haha.
haha yes! that was so cute! crazy how she had etch-a-sketched him.
i kept waiting for him to show up and then BAM!
the part with the janitor at the college was wild!
yeah, it's definitely a heavy book. I had to put it down and walk away a few times because it was overwhelming!
yeah, I know what you mean Breana. you still sort of wished for a happy ending for her
y'know? like after all the shit she went through, she could catch a break and have a kid..
its like she had worked so hard to be good and to feel good and even through her divorce she seemed okay; liberated and then roberta fell and its like her world came crashing down with her.
i can imagine how liberating it would feel too - to just get it all off your chest and lay it out on the table no more secrets or lying.
If you're gonna hunt a man down, atleast get a place in the town, not the same building.
jerking off in her dead gmas room talking about being a horny pallbearer in his poem.
I think the hardest part was watching her with Dante and her not standing up for herself.. I found myself wanting to be like "stop putting up with his BS! get the hell out!"
dolores seemed to me to mirror who she was in the beginning of the book, in the end. she was innocent, with bad things happening around her but no control of it and accepting in a way; in the beginning and in the end.
If you guys want a good read you definitely need to pick this book up! the next book we are reading is 'is everyone hanging out with me [and other concerns]' by mindy kaling. you can pick it up on amazon, target, library, or maybe even a used book store. i'm almost finished with it and love it!
if you would like to join the book club, leave me a comment below or send me an email at afoxandawolf [at] yahoo [dot] com!