EBOOK or PDF (Refuse by Elliott DeLine) ¼ Elliott DeLine
Heme of things Maybe I m "asking too much from this book but it came so close that it was disappointing Dean "too much from this book but it came so close that it was disappointing Dean Holden Caulfield attitude got on my nerves a whole awful Lot But The Further I Got Into The Book I but the further I got into the book I to disregard it and it began to bother me less because I was getting wrapped up in the story Based the first Darwins Radio personieces throughout the book I could tell that none of this was going to end all that well My review is A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, probably going to be a random assortment of what I thought of all the charactersFirst TJ I m so so glad that he was shown as such an annoying character People like him drive me fucking crazy Like Dean and Craig had discussed he had such a juvenile attitude when it came to ueereop This was generally an enjoyable read but suffered from a lot of structural and grammatical Lord of Darkness problems which could have been easilyrevented if DeLine had bothered to hire a copy editor The cover hoto was low uality and ixellated which gives the whole thing an unprofessional juvenile appearance DeLine didn t seem to have a whole lot of respect for the book itself while also seeming to think of himself as the writer of a contemporary ueer classic That s actually the The Hunt for Tokyo Rose problem I had with the writing too it s simultaneouslyretentious and self deprecating just like the main character himself Overall I don t regret reading it but it could have used some serious editing and it failed to expand on some Norwegian Wood potentially interestinglot lines and characters like Adrian and Teddy Actually every character could have used attention with the notable exception of Dean who I got really tired of But I m glad that trans literature is getting some new erspectives and voice. E from which he feels eually alienated He is obsessed with Morrissey of The Smiths and wants nothing in life other than the same level of fame As his far fetched dreams become a foreseeable reality he must decide between honesty and belonging conformity or isolation community or sel. Ender became a term everyone knew I thought maybe it had to be self Circle of Blue published because no one wanted toublish a story about us or thought it wouldn t sell But now I think it was the writing Sorry to be so critical but I m being honest Summary Dean is not it was the writing Sorry to be so critical but I m being honest Summary Dean is not average run of the mill happy go lucky young adult Not only is he a transsexual male who uestions his sexual references but he seemingly hates everything around him including himself Then again having rage against the world and not knowing who he really is could be considered a common trait amongst many of today s youth What teenager or young adult doesn t feel awkward and out of lace Sadly it is Dean s discomfort and self hatred of himself that has him feeling his light is worse than others around "him including those in his transgender communityreview edgy "including those in his transgender communityReview Edgy be an understatement for the tone of this book From the first ages of the book the reader undertakes the rants of the main character Complaining about what is wrong with Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed (I.O. Evans Studies in the Philosophy Criticism of Literature 5) people and himself this verbal self abuse could be compared to the modern angry lyrics that so many teens delve into as a form of venting their frustrationsMy own feelings f Potentially really offensive and obnoxious but it was thrilling to finally read a novel with characters whose lives are like mine trans ueerAlso the narrator hints at some really compelling issues of identity and being especially in the conversations between Dean and Teddy but then uickly retreats I would ve enjoyed further explorations of those themes Sure I ve read tons theory about gender and transness and I ve done a lot of thinking of my own but sometimes I wonder what it all means in the grand sc. He tale of his would be love affair with his college roommate Colin another trans man with a girlfriend and a successful indie rock band Thelot is interrupted intermittently by Dean's first erson commentary often criticizing middle class conformity but also the ueer countercultur.
review Refuse by Elliott DeLineI m sorry but this writing was bad so I only Tarkovsky pushed myself through the first half I ve read manyieces of fanfiction for free that were better than this The main character is insufferably annoying There were like 10 spelling mistakes and the cover image was blurry cause it was too stretched out which I feel is a result of lack of effort because honestly I m sure it s not that hard to fix As others have said this is in desperate need of an editor but also a serious rethinking of why Dean is so annoyingThe author is constantly referencing the fact that Dean likes The Smiths and has a cool hairstyle and Dean writing about himself is constantly acknowledging how he s arrogant and then continues talking about himself There s little reason why anyone would want to hang out with Dean who doesn t willingly offer anything in terms of friendship other than "HE S THE ONLY OTHER TRANS GUY ON CAMPUS "s the only other trans guy on campus we feel bad I feel like there was robably a lot of self insert in his contrarian opinions too but some of them made
to no sense other than wanting to sound controversial which made me roll my eyes many times until I finally said enough Awkward hrases and unnatural dialogue were everywhere like describing a girl s chest as a Barnum (Vocal Selections) partially exposed bosomI wish I liked this because I had to buy it as it wasn t in any library and I as a transmasculineerson like reading some books from the transmasculine The Well-hung Gun (The Squirm Files, perspective Also the main character was in a similar situation as me in a certain way so maybe I can skim to the end and see what happens I knew that most selfublished books weren t the greatest in terms of writing but seeing as this came out in 2009 before transg. Dean a 22 year old female to male transsexual is no LGBT Powers of Darkness poster boy Unemployed depressed mid transition friendless and still living in the upstairs bedroom of hisarents' house in a conservative suburb he can think of little to do but write his memoir In the third erson he tellslittle to no sense other than wanting to sound controversial which made me roll my eyes