The Slap

Average vote of 599
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At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own.This event has a shocking ricochet effect on a group of people, mostly friends, who are directly or indirectly influenced by the event.In this remarkable novel, Christos Tsiolkas turns hi ...Continua
Tony Su
Ha scritto il 27/05/12
This novel has an ambitious idea, encompassing a wide range of social, familial subjects and having them all surround one central event, a slap. However, the author ultimately failed to make this idea fly through his punishing overwriting and a glari...Continua
LFrig
Ha scritto il 08/02/12

At times irritating and depressing (or both), but always entertaining, an extremely well-written, multi-voiced novel.

Mati
Ha scritto il 19/09/11
Australia - present
Not sure if 3 stars are enough, but 4 stars are probably too many. I did like this book and found it very engripping, extremely interesting characters and portrait of the Australian society today. I liked how the book is built, with every chapter tol...Continua
eva
Ha scritto il 27/08/11
Tracy W
Ha scritto il 09/07/11

A literary sensation of the year. Ingeniously crafted. It challenges all your moral beliefs. Must not be missed.


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