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The Stuff That Never Happened

By Maddie Dawson

The Stuff That Never Happened
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2010,
    336 pages.

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  • Aprile G. (Northampton, Massachusetts)


    The Stuff That Never Happened
    'The Stuff That Never Happened' turned out to be a much better book than I initially thought it would be. The first few chapters were unpromising; the characters seemed one-dimensional and thinly written, but luckily it turned a corner, and developed into an engaging read. In retrospect, the initial flatness of the characters turned into a well-thought out technique--capturing the way people who know each other over a long period of time can reduce each other to well-worn tics and mannerisms. This book might provide interesting fodder for book groups as it nicely probes different relationships and the expectations that come with them.
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