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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  - Anna Packard - Goodreads

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is one of my all-time favorite books so I was eager for this one! While I didn't love it as much as EL&IC it was a powerful read. Hillarious in parts and gutwrenching sad in others. I loved the narrators. His writing is so creative! Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Lily - Goodreads

Jonathan Safran Foer is one of my favorite authors. The way the story in Everything is Illuminated is set up (sometimes flashing back, sometimes in the present, and sometimes in the future) makes it ... 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

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Mei-Lu - Goodreads

I have NEVER laughed so much while reading a book about Jews and Nazis. That's not some kind of weird back-handed compliment, it's the truth. Alex is one of THE great comic creations in literature ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Kristine Morris - Goodreads

Wow, that was refreshingly different. There are many different layers in this novel, and many stories, truths and un-truths, things that maybe happened or maybe not, two characters: one American, one ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Terri Davis - Goodreads

While reading it, I kept thinking, "I can't stand this book!" But every once in a while, my thoughts went to, "How did Foer manage to make me want to keep reading?" In the end, there is a brilliance ... Read full review


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