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User Review  - rondoctor - LibraryThing

Surprisingly good read ... but not what I expected. The structure of the book is different, following each character individually and gradually linking them together. The plot line is rather depressing. This is not an uplifting read. Still, it is worth reading. Read full review

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User Review  - keneumey - LibraryThing

Having spent some time at English-language news outlets in Europe, I'd say The Imperfectionists gets it right. The cast of characters are a pretty pathetic bunch of expatriates, but they're also ... Read full review

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User Review  - DawsonOakes - LibraryThing

smart, funny, dark - there is a lot to like in this novel, and i enjoyed it a lot. i enjoyed the different eras and perspectives of this fictional newspaper and its cast of characters. there were two ... Read full review

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User Review  - pgchuis - LibraryThing

Each chapter concerns a person (an editor, a copywriter, a reader etc) connected with an English language newspaper based in Rome. Some characters overlap a little, but each chapter is more or less ... Read full review

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User Review  - AliceaP - LibraryThing

Have you ever been enjoying a book so much that you feel like racing through it just so you can find out what happened to the characters at the end? Conversely, have you ever wanted to linger for an ... Read full review

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User Review  - KRoan - LibraryThing

Marvelous and horribly depressing. Perfectly captures a spectrum of human foibles and uncomfortable situations, while spinning out an iconic version of the death of newsprint. Read full review

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User Review  - Seven.Stories.Press - LibraryThing

A must for anyone who's been on the front lines of the implosion of the newspaper business over the past 20-40 years. I began my journalism career in my mid-90s, when things had already begun to ... Read full review

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User Review  - emilyingreen - LibraryThing

The story of an English newspaper in Rome told through the lives of its staff. A trifle predictable but overall an interesting account of isolated editors each struggling in their own way. Read full review

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User Review  - jldarden - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book. The separate chapters devoted to individual characters at an english language paper in Rome were well done. All tied together with some characters showing up tangentially ... Read full review

Review: The Imperfectionists

User Review  - Jen Estrella - Goodreads

I thought this book was great! And I hardly even knew what I was reading when I started this, I was falling victim yet again to the pretty-cover-syndrome! The feminine, lively, looping font that's all ... Read full review


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