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The Almost Moon

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The Almost Moon

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Alice Sebold
publisher:
Hachette Audio
genre:
Fiction, Audiobooks

We gave it a B-

Joan Allen, a vet at playing desperate housewives, embodies The Almost Moon’s chilly matricidal narrator. Her voice is like a gin and tonic — cool, bracing, and bitter.

Last Word
As the story veers into self-pitying flashbacks, even Allen can’t rescue Alice Sebold’s flat cocktail. B-

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