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Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Kirby Letham - Goodreads

Its very hard for me to "quit" a book...but I quit this one. I don't like it. Foer is too crude and flippant about sex. I could have dealt with his writing style, its actually interesting to me. I'm not going to put up with the garbage though. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Neha - Goodreads

Stopped reading quickly. Funny but prose got irritating. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Matt Katzman - Goodreads

JSF was trying to hard. The narrative was confusing and uninteresting and the characters flat. Didn't care for it and couldn't understand how it received the glowing reviews that it did. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Joan Dawson - Goodreads

"Everything is Illuminated" is pure dreck.The Times loved it.To put it generously, literary critics are little more than extentions of the publishing industry. They do what they must because they are ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Ian Plenderleith - Goodreads

Back in the 1970s, I was a keen reader of the weekly football/soccer comic Roy of the Rovers. Roy Race, the free-scoring striker with Melchester Rovers, was also the editor. Well, why not, it was ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Thomas - Goodreads

While I loved JSF's second novel ("Incredibly Loud..."), this first novel of his just was not my cup of tea. It has a number of narrations and perspectives stitched together in a creative way, that ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Pam - Goodreads

2 pages...and all I could hear was this: Two Wild & Crazy Guys Georg Festrunk.....Dan Aykroyd Yortuk Festrunk.....Steve Martin Lynn.....Jane Curtin Barb.....Gilda Radner [ open on Lynn and Barb ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

I don't understand the praise this book receives as I found the characters unappealing, the story line gratuitously salacious and the plot full of promising 'twists' which never came to closure. The ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Apollinaire - Goodreads

Am baffled at the hullabaloo that surrounded this faux-naive and yet also astoundingly presumptuous novel. Had to make myself finish. Foer approaches the atrocities of the Holocaust (location: Ukraine ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Ernest Junius - Goodreads

Dear Jonathan, My friend R recommended me Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. He talked about it in so much conviction and vigour, he made me excited about the prospect of reading your work. I ... Read full review


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