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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 & Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

User Review  - Amanda Prickett - Goodreads

Beautiful story. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Jasonda - Goodreads

Charming, quirky, sad and very surreal. The thickly accented dialogue, shattered bits of stories and constantly shifting timeline quickly tire your left brain. Just when you're about to give up you ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Ksenia - Goodreads

This book was great, I liked it. There were some strange parts and sad ones, too, I cried a lot throughout it. I'm sad that the story ended, maybe even the way it did. But this whole book was all ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Brilliant. More thoughts to come later. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Katelyn - Goodreads

This book review was inspired by the lovely Marissa Burns, my partner in crime from EdFoundations, and one of the participants joining me on the Alternate Spring Break LA trip! She is one of the first ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Camille - Goodreads

More like 3 1/2 stars... I liked several parts of this book. But it took a lot of effort to stay focused during other parts. I never have long blocks of time to read anymore so starting and stopping ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Peter Holz - Goodreads

The author travels to the Ukraine to look for the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. He is assisted? in this endeavour by Alex, his "interpreter", Alex's grandfather and a dog named Sammy ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Jenn Mancini - Goodreads

Contrary to the normal order of things, I saw the movie first and then wanted to read this book. Both are excellent, and in different ways (which I guess is also contrary to the normal order of things ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Tatjana - Goodreads

despite the book being a highly emotional read, the repetitiveness of gimmicks, heavy stereotyping of post-soviet Ukraine (though not that heavy compared to Shteyngart) and over-reliance on sexual scenes don't let my mark raise to 5. anyway, Extremely Loud is definitely on my to-read list. Read full review


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