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Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Benjamin - Goodreads

...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

User Review  - Jaycob - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Jaycob - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Manuel - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

"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

User Review  - Apple - Goodreads

Why I picked it up: Safran Foer was trending everywhere on my bookish feeds; Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and various blogs. I then bought Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close while my sister bought ... Read full review

Review: Everything Is Illuminated

User Review  - Matthew Leroy - Goodreads

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

User Review  - David - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Jeannette - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Megan C - Goodreads

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


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