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User Review  - WorldInColour - LibraryThing

I have hardly ever read a book that was as funny as this one. The story, well, it's loaded with memorable scenes and characters. The writing is fluent and engaging as well. A beauty. Read full review

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User Review  - JWarren42 - LibraryThing

I loved the sections comprised of Alex's letters and his writing about meeting "the hero." I never quite connected to the sections about the people of Sofiawka/Trachimbrod (I think I have the spelling ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Lucas - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Bee Lewis - Goodreads

There aren't enough words or time to tell you what I think of this! Here's a flavour though. It's worth reading for the laugh out loud mangling of the English language perpetrated by Alex. His ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Mike Steinharter - Goodreads

this is a beautiful book. I heard about it on a podcast of some sort, i think. It is about a jewish family in the Ukraine; the author sets out to discover his past. The voice of his Ukrainian guide is hilarious at times, given his use of english words, and poignant often. Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Lucas Miller - Goodreads

I bought this book as a present for my sister, but kept it and read it instead. I was blown away by this book when I read it. Seriously. I devoured it and didn't even know what had happened. That said ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Wow! Gripping, terribly sad, insightfully funny, gruesome, beautiful, captivating yet sometimes intentionally slow, this book explores almost every human emotion including love, hatred, sorrow ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

This is one of those books that I anticipated reading for a really long time, which probably took the edge off my enjoyment of it a little bit, even while I recognized its greatness. He has a Way With ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Fiona - Goodreads

Confession: if I mentioned this book to you in the past two weeks, I've been feeding you lies. Big dirty half-lies. Turns out it's not all about the hilarious misadventures of an American tourist in ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Eva Silverstone - Goodreads

Loving this book so far. It's funny and painful and amazing. Listened to the audiobook version I downloaded from the library and the reader is really good. A wonderful companion to my drive across WA ... Read full review


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