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  • By Ilse Ros
    Mar 24, 2014
    I got the book, partly because it is tagged with self-discovery and narcissism here on lulu.com, and I enjoy stories set in France in general. After finishing it, it took a while before I got it. The characters are so one-dimensional (probably intentional, not necessarily a bad thing) that it is easy to jump to the conclusion that the main character, Karen, is the "good" one, while the others are the narcissists she encounter. Karen is always unable to have working relationships and everything is always the other characters' fault. But then it hit me, it must be the other way around: the one-dimensionalism is there to make the reader discover how the world looks from a narcissist's perspective. The main character, and top-notch narcissist, Karen, describes herself as very intelligent, having a toned body, fiercly independent etc. The people she encounters are all bad, they are unable to have normal relationships and only know how to manipulate and use her. In fact, even men... More > in general are described as only looking for silly and dumb women. I probably would not have gotten it if it wasnt't for the details in her latest love-story, the poor Swede. Here comes this upright gentleman who does everything naturally and politely. Yet, still is cast in a bad light. While the story itself fizzles and is long-winded, even for this long short-story, this insight into narcissism and the "view from within" is worth the read. If only there would be less purple prose about cats.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9782954400709
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Editions Amnis
Published
January 4, 2013
Language
English
Pages
98
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
0.43 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
Product ID
20611417
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