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User Review  - davadog13 - LibraryThing

I give this 4 stars but really, by the time I was halfway through the book I was reading the narrator's chapters, and skimming the others. The unique voice kept me riveted, and I think that's the driving forces of the story. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Judi Niermann - Goodreads

At first the prose seemed too clever, like he was trying to hard, but soon I was sucked in. Great storytelling! The bent English of the Ukrainian interpreter had me laughing out loud on several ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

Great book. It's incredible how Foer has managed to bring all the different story lines together. The best part of the book is the story you can read between the lines. The things that are most ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Tanya - Goodreads

I switched back and forth between reading and listening to this book. It was great to listen to the sections narrated by the Ukrainians because they have such great accents. I loved the back-and-forth between the kid and the author and the creative use of the thesaurus. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Gina Christo - Goodreads

This book was literarily fantastic. Really intelligent but in a way that his subtle and available. My only regret is that I didn't not read it in a class or with a book club so I could pick it apart. I wish this kind of book was taught in school. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Hannah - Goodreads

I don't even know how exactly to put this book into a good enough perspective to write a good review, especially since I'm typing this at 2am. But I do think this book was worthy of 4 stars. It was ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Zach - Goodreads

We write to remember. Johnathan Safran Foer wrote a book about a fictional narrator writing to him about his (Foer's) writing of a book about his past, discovered through the writings of a shtetl ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Bram - Goodreads

Everything Is Illuminated is one of the most focused books I've read. It doesn't meander inappropriately, and there's almost no excess. Seriously, this book's got less fat than Christian Bale in The ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Marc A. - Goodreads

At the outset I wrote: I just watched the video (Amazon digital stream) of the film adapted from this book. The film was very good and I'm looking forward to reading the book that inspired it. The ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - MC Easton - Goodreads

I loved this book so much that I have nothing of value to say about it. I couldn't wait to get back into the company of its narrators, Alex and Jonathan, each day. I loved their catastrophes in rural ... Read full review


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