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Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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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

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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

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This book. This book is the most heart-aching, most beautiful book. And now, as I finally put it away, I don't regret taking so long. It needed to take that long. Its power, its life. I wish I didn't ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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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

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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I guess what I'll focus on is the forms in the fiction that stitched this story together. Because of the forms, the storyline behaved a bit squiggly, but I got the main gist of it. Gonna skip over the ... Read full review


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