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Lenaribka

"We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate."

 

~Henry Miller

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House of Cards

House of Cards - Garrett Leigh
DNF at 40%

It is my own fault. I shouldn't have asked for an ARC, because after my last book by the author I swore to myself not to read anything by Garrett Leigh again. But I fell into the trap of nice reviews and...my own sloppiness.

Reading [b:House of Cards|34093924|House of Cards (Porthkennack, #4)|Garrett Leigh|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1487206401s/34093924.jpg|55111015] simultaneously with Elena Ferrante's L'amica geniale Series (an audio version) was not a good idea and not to the advantage of this book, but I like to combine audio books and eBooks in different genres with each other. Until now it worked perfectly. But here the difference is simply galactic. Sorry.

I don't like the story, I don't care about the characters, I dislike the writing. I don't like the vulgarity of her language. Too many f*ck words, and THAT can your read in a nice conversation on one single page:

a prize wanker
a cunt
a lecherous prick
wankers
a slut
lucky fucker
an arsehole


It pains. The dialogues are painful to read. The characters are painful to follow. No, not because it is a heartbreaking, it is jut bad. It is just not my kind of book.

But the author is popular among the MM readers, and so it looks like her works make many people happy, unfortunately I'm not among them. I was bored to death.


***Copy provided kindly by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review***