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Review: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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Hello guys,

It’s finally here: my Middlesex review. I had already given you a foretaste in this article so I guess it doesn’t come as a surprise if I’m telling you that I fell in love with this book. Middlesex blew me away, I regard it as a masterpiece.

It took me weeks to read Middlesex, even though it was an incredibly enjoyable reading. It is a long book (about 530 pages for the paperback version) and, most of all, it is a rich novel, in terms of themes, ideas, writing, narrative. It is an epic narrative, almost an odyssey. There is so much going on in this book that it is hard for me to know where to start this review. Continue Reading