Author: Sara Benincasa

Book Review: Great by Sara Benincasa

Posted May 9, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Book Review: Great by Sara Benincasa

I am soooooo saddddd. Oh gosh, you guys. Wahhhh wahhhh. First things first, this book failed on almost every level for me. I was told it MIGHT work for me, since The Great Gatsby is one of my favorite books. F. Scott Fitzgerald can write like no one else. Writing, characters, symbolism, atmosphere, suspense…it’s all there. I was hoping and expecting the same out of Great. And it did not work. Not even a little bit. The author wrote some of the parallels between her book and the original well, but the writing was pretty clunky, and the things that more »