2.5 stars... It really didn't need to be as long as it was. The ending was much better than the beginning and all in between, but even that seemed rushed. It took me a looooong time to finish for a few reasons: lack of interest, my house in upheaval and a birth in the family. However, it was the first that really sealed the rating.Jude I found annoying and David made little sense. Don't know, but I just really didn't connect with these characters.