Review for Blue Angel

Well, this book just seemed a little too predictable to me. I was pretty much guessing the entire outcome within the first 50 pages. It follows the classic professor falling for a college student ruse but I liked it better when it was called The Corrections and when that wasn't the entire premise of the story. That it's written from a female perspective while the protagonist is male is the only thing that makes the book slightly tricky and interesting. Still, it's so clear what will happen that it makes reading it almost painful to get through. I wasn't sure if we were actually supposed to feel sorry for the professor for being so pathetic, either...Regardless, it's somewhat enigmatic to me how this got to be a National Book Award Finalist. Oh well.
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