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When we thought of the girls along these lines, it was feverish creatures, exhaling soupy breath, succumbing day by day in their isolated ward.

Eugenides is on solid ground with Trip Fontaine, a terrific character who electrifies the book. Anyone else repelled by this book and its almost masturbatory reminiscence of what it felt like to be an American middle class white boy in suburbs in the s, with no first-hand knowledge of girls, lusting and longing for the Lisbon Sisters, without actually being able to see them as people?

In the morning, a soft oral thrush had sprouted over their tonsils. 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. Eugenides did not throw this book together; in my mind’s eye I see him sitting at his desk turning each phrase over and over in his hands until he gets it exactly right.

I couldn’t put this book down. Instead of a heady atmosphere of feminine chaos, we found the house to be a tidy, dry-looking place that smelled faintly of stale popcorn.

View all 7 comments. We’re learning about 5 girls who commit suicide. The writing is also so amazing.


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A bedside clock became a hunk of molded plastic, telling something called eugenldes, in a world marking its passage for some reason. By the end I was so, so sick of their tedious obsession. Jeffrey Eugenides has the unique ability to transform a very simple story into one of complete beauty.

suicids It all starts when Cecilia opens her wrist in the bathtub and is rushed to the hospital. It centres around five sisters: Me gusta que un autor tenga esa magia. There very religious, not aloud to where clothes that show to much skin, not aloud to date, not aloud to go to parities or dances, and barley they are barley aloud to leave the house. Oh, Jeffrey, I love you. They had lived on the same street and obsessed over this family, more specially the daughters.

I can’t really begin to explain it through a review. The Virgin Suicides felt blissful in spite of the imminent tragedy.

Le vergini suicide

Lisbon’s class and asks her father for permission to take Lux to Homecoming, offering to have three of his friends accompany the remaining Lisbon girls to the dance as well.

Eugenides records it all lle dizzying prose that is amazingly detailed, often acidic and sometimes baffling.

They probably lost all hopes of having a good future like finishing school after they were pulled out just because Lux missed the curfew or finding a rich man to marry since they were not allowed to go out anymore. In blue blazers, with khaki trousers and clip-on neckties, we walked along the sidewalk in front of the Lisbon house as we had so many times before, but this time we turned up the walk, and climbed the front steps between the pots of red geraniums, and rang the doorbell.

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He’s a storyteller who tells his tales, these deceptively simple stories that make you stop whatever you’re doing, curl your toes, bite your nails, giggle into your hands or shout.

One’s even described as “horsey”. I’m so, so sorry. Despite this tick of Euginides writing, Eugemides feel as though this book will stick with me for a while. Such a moody novel with sparse dialogue, but what is there, is so right on and often funny The way this verigni was written is brilliant.

I have read some of the reviews of others who did not care for or get this book. Their local community appears spellbound with the blond, elegant Lisbon sisters, who seem forbidden and separate from the ordinary world around them. Looking into other people’s lives. To this list I add myself, since I would give anything to be able to write half as well as Eugenides.

Sep 08, Jen rated it did not like it Shelves: I see this as a perfect segue to his masterpiece “Middlesex”. Mar 12, K. View all 54 comments.

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides. The importance of a location. Although the reader is viewing them from the outside, it is still very much the girls’ story — it’s just that they are not the verigni telling it. They also both watched a lot of changes occur in the U.

May 13, B the BookAddict rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: