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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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This book takes a little bit of trust at the beginning. You have to wander into Safran Foer's universe and accept that you do not understand it, but that it is beautiful anyway. The feeling I get from ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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This was a very different novel. It was nothing short of literary. I enjoyed it very much. Full of thin places and hilarity and sorrow. Now, this is a book that I would hesitate to recommend to a ... Read full review

Review: Everything is Illuminated

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This is a difficult book to review. Within Everything is Illuminated there are two, interwoven stories; one a straight-forward and mostly humorous, the other a heavily stylized work of magical realism ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Went from the movie to the book... Loved the movie for the music and the Kusturica ambiance. The book is not that faraway, sadder and a bit more sexual than the movie, but still funny and at the same ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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I didn't like the book at first, it was confusing. But, I found comfort in the way the book was divided. Three parts, which somewhat evolved into three different stories. As I read on, the pattern ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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A poignant, and ultimately starkly haunting tale of an American Jew who comes to the Ukraine to search for and to thank the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. It is also a tale of ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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Everything Is Illuminated: Jonathan Safran Foer A Jewish American named Jonathan, travels to the Ukraine in search of a mysterious woman named Augustine who saved his great-grandfather from the Nazi's ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

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I think I would give this four and a half stars. It is a bit challenging to follow at times, but Foer reminds you occasionally what the characters have gone through and this feels very powerful. Parts ... 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


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