Vi andre bor her bare
Title: The Rest of Us just lives here
Author: Patrick Ness
Published in English: 2015
Dansk titel: Vi andre bor her bare
Dansk Udgivelsesår: 2016
Finished Reading: Januar 2020
Genre: YA & Contemporary
This is my personal review without spoilers of the actual plot.
What if you aren’t the Chosen One?
The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?
What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.
Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week’s end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life.
Even if your best friend is worshipped by mountain lions…
This was my first Ness book, and maybe I should have picked something else, I don’t know, but I really didn’t fancy this one, one bit. His writing style was foreign to me and it just wasn’t my cup of tea. The book was weird and quite boring. This book had a lot of strangeness to it and too much dialogue between the characters in which I couldn’t connect to either.
I like a book with purpose and something I feel connected too, but not at one point during this torture, did I feel any sense of connection to any of the characters or even the plot.
I don’t understand why people like it, and I probably never will, but we don’t all share taste and maybe you people can see something I couldn’t. I couldn’t, for the love of me feel any remorse toward our Mike, he was dull, the other characters were dull and the whole book was dull. Over and out.