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User Review  - jrheault - LibraryThing

I love the cat and mouse chase of Gillian's plots and pacing. I just had to find out if Libby, manipulated by psychologists at seven years old, was accurate when testifying against her brother. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - nancyjean19 - LibraryThing

A very fun read with sharp language and entertaining turns, as always. Minus maybe half a star for some improbable twists, but I still enjoyed the ride. Read full review

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User Review  - Susan.Macura - LibraryThing

Libby Day was only seven years old when her family was murdered in their home. She survived, able to testify against her older brother Ben, who was convicted and sent to prison for life. Now, in need ... Read full review

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User Review  - stephanie_M - LibraryThing

Although I'd had some problems with Gillian Flynn's first novel, Sharp Objects, it was clear that she was a talented writer. I can still recall her protagonist from that story, and I think I always ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kardaen - LibraryThing

Flynn writes well, but really seems to relish the darker subject matter. I didn't care for the protagonist. She is weak and hard to empathize with despite the tragedy in her life but it picks up speed in the second half and has a satisfying ending. Read full review

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User Review  - melrailey - LibraryThing

Wow! I have never read a book with so many unlikable characters. Libby, the main character, is totally unlikeable and it so hard to feel sorry for her even though she went through this horrible ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beth_German - LibraryThing

I'm so torn in how to rate this book. It is aptly titled. It is so very dark, detailed, despairing and well...just unbelievably DARK. And yet, as Gillian Flynn is so talented at doing, it draws you in ... Read full review

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User Review  - nwieme - LibraryThing

Couldn't put it down! A bit gruesome at the end... And I'm not even sure I liked the ending. But it was GOOOOOOOD. Read full review

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

I was disappointed with Gillian Flynn's novel "Dark Places" after thoroughly enjoying "Gone Girl." I think this book suffered a bit with its collection of unlikeable characters and the plot points were really too much of a stretch to be believable. The twists felt too contrived for me. Read full review

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User Review  - Codonnelly - LibraryThing

Gillian Flynn is the modern day master of the murder mystery, as is evident by her most popular book, Gone Girl. Dark Places, her second novel, follows Libby Day, a woman haunted by her dark past ... Read full review


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