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Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro Know when to hold them and know when to fold them comes to mind when trying to write a review on this novel.
I have been meaning to read this book for so long but something kept me from doing so for many years and sometimes it best to go with your instincts when it comes to books and this is just one of those novels that I couldn’t connect with from the very first page. Having read 50% I felt I have given it ample time to improve.

I purchased my paperback copy in a second hand book shop and I struggled with the characters from the beginning and found the book “dull” reading, I just couldn’t connect with the story or the characters. I found myself reluctant to pick this novel up and after a couple of nights struggling to even get a understand what exactly was happening in the story I realized I didn't really care one way or another and Never Let Me Go was just a confusing read, wasn’t bringing me joy and time for us to part company.

I know I am in the minority on this one and thats fine, but the older I get the wiser I am becoming and realize my reading time is precious and I don't need to finish a book if I am getting nothing from it especially if I have paid for the privilege.