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Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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...humorous is the only truthful way to tell a sad story. Ive read the book after watching the movie, so the plot was pretty much spoiled for me. Nevertheless, even though I found the passages dealing ... Read full review

Review: Everything is Illuminated

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Some people call Jonathan Safran Foer a gimmicky writer. Whatever, maybe I just love the gimmick. This is a one of a kind book. The way Foer plays with the English language in Alex's sections is ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Some people call Jonathan Safran Foer a gimmicky writer. Whatever, maybe I just love the gimmick. This is a one of a kind book. The way Foer plays with the English language in Alex's sections is ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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"Everything is the way it is because everything was the way it was" (p. 145). "He was a poet, and he exhibited me many of his poems. I remember many of them. They were silly, you could say, and about ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Foer's debut is utterly fascinating before it seems to lose a bit of steam. Truthfully, this isn't quite a four-star book, but it's better than three. This is in large part due to the narrative of ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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This is a book that you love to read because it's brilliance is so beyond, it humbles you. Assured that I understood only about 40% of the story, I still laughed out loud (literally LOLd) and cried ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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There were some beautiful passages and then some completely riveting scenes to read, however at the end I didn't piece everything together quite as I should, especially concretely piecing together ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Heart-breakingly comical, gut wrenching, & sweet by turns. Clever & brilliantly written. A young Jewish man by the same name as the author searches for the truth about his Holocaust-era Ukranian ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Very different than the movie, but certainly no worse. Although difficult to follow at times, the story is brilliant in its blending of themes: culture clash, nostalgia, family history, etc. The ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Originally published on Across the Litoverse Jonathan Safran Foer (the fictitious character, not the author) is a young American Jew who travels to Ukraine in search of Augustine, a woman who may have ... Read full review


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