My enjoyment rating: 5 of 5 stars
Hangover rating: 5!!! OMG!
Source: Personal copy
Genre: General fiction
Objectionable material: Very little language, some sexual innuendo, but nothing explicit, and the violence all happens "off stage."
Lady Macbeth meet Serena Pemberton -- I'm not sure which one of you would survive in a throwdown, but I'd love to watch.
Serena has one goal -- and that's to cut every tree down on the Western Hemisphere and make a truck load of money while doing it. With her husband, of course.
Oh -- and whatever you do -- do not get in her way.
I loved this book.
The writing was impeccable.
The characters gloriously complex and simple at the same time.
If Shakespeare had written a play about the Appalachian timber industry -- he would have written Serena.
Amy Dunne (Gone Girl) wouldn't stand a chance with Serena either.
The woman had acid in her veins.