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The True and Outstanding Adventures of The Hunt Sisters

by Elisabeth Robinson

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The True and Outstanding Adventures of The Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
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    Jan 2004, 336 pages
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    Jan 2005, 352 pages

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Joy

It's a great book
adrianna

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This book is not typical which sets it apart from other book you may read. I'm more than half way through it and so far i am not enjoying it. some parts however, i do. Maddie is a cheerful character always looking to the bright side, and i agree Olivia is shallow, and self-centered, and needs to seek counsel.
Jess

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It really was a different style from most novels.. It wasn't exactly the type of book that I wasn't able to put down, because the letters really didn't draw me into the plot that much. The ending was really predictable, but I still think it was very brave of the author to use her own life experiences as well as this type of format in writing this book. But, I am a sucker for those type of endings and I felt I could somewhat relate to Olivia, which is why for me, it was 3/5. I still haven't suggested that any of my friends read it because the only part that I truly enjoyed was the ending and I think that in order to be a great book, it has to be great the WHOLE way through.
Lisa

I'm not a big fan of the episolary format (does anyone actually write letters like these? Actually, does anyone write letters anymore???). I agree with one reviewer who said he/she felt "manipulated." I thought certain parts, especially the ending, were quite contrived. I was very interested in reading this book after reading the synopsis, but it really promises more than it delivers.
Cricket

I was very excited to read this book, hoping for an emotional and uplifting novel. However, I found Olivia, the main character, to be self-centered, self-righteous and honestly very shallow in her feelings for her dying sister. The emotion was just not there. I didn't shed a tear the entire read. The format in which it was written, constant letters to this person or that, was boring and confusing. It would have been nice to get another voice involved, without Olivia's writing it herself. Better luck next time!
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