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As it circulated in the next few months, this theory convinced many people because it simplified things.

View all 5 comments. In effect, the boys were the selfish ones and the guilt that permeates in them in their middle-age is what Eugenides, in my opinion, wants to communicate with this novel. This book has so verrgini depth to it and I love it to pieces. They also both watched a lot of changes occur in the U.

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They simply refer to themselves as ‘we’ and seemed to tell the story in a very emotionally detached way and so I couldn’t quite work out who they were at first — they often refer to specific ‘exhibits’ such as photographs. I think maybe a few people are going to be disappointed that I didn’t give this five stars, and I mean, I’m upset that it wasn’t five stars meffrey, but hear me out.


Maybe it was my disconnect from the story, maybe it was my lack of real care for any of the events or characters, or maybe it was the lack of plot.

Twenty years on, their enigmatic personalities are embalmed in the memories of the boys who worshipped them and who now recall their shared adolescence: The boys – the boys in the story serving as narrators really kept making me think of Stand By Me or The Sandlot. View vfrgini 54 comments.

I’ll definitely be watching the movie adaptation because I’ve heard that although it’s very well done, it’s very different. On some desert island?

Le vergini suicide

I felt repulsed by a lot of it – the descriptions, the characters – and the general queasy atmosphere made me feel quite ill. Cecilia, Bonnie, Mary, Therese and Lux have lived cloistered lives. Only one of their peers, a boy named Peter Sissen, has seen the inside of the home before. Jan 29, Linda rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Definitivamente no es para mi. Such a moody novel with sparse dialogue, but what is there, is so right on and often funny The writing is luminous and reads more like poetry than a novel.

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

Each member of the community tries to take their best shot at “figuring out” these girls; the doctors poke and prod in their offices, the psychologists sukcide and the housewives gossip. I don’t hate you, Jeffrey.


The shocking thing about the girls was how nearly normal they seemed when their mother let them out for the one and only date of their lives. It would have been too simple for a story to be all about that.

I feel like I need to I couldn’t put this book down. There’s a reason why this is eugeides favourite book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Everything is made to seem like it is coated, and a deeper truth is underneath. People become more and more unstable.

I can’t really begin to explain it through a review. At the window the world’s light seemed dimmed.

The Virgin Suicides

They do nothing to save them; they only Wow, you knew that this guy was the real deal after all. Endless foreshadowing jefffrey in with various teenage boy obsessions about what a home with five daughters must entail I managed to catch some more things I didn’t catch before. Eugenides is reluctant to appear in public or disclose details about his private life, except through Michigan-area book signings in which gergini details the influence of Detroit and his high-school experiences on his writings.