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User Review  - serogers02 - LibraryThing

This book confused me so much. It was beautifully written and I really wanted to like it... but I didn't understand it. It was a little difficult to follow the plot through a series of letters, a ... Read full review

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User Review  - drenglish - LibraryThing

Safran Foer gives the impression of being someone whose parents never ceased telling him, from an early age, how clever and adorable he was. And who has never ceased believing it, and never ceased ... Read full review

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User Review  - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing

Ugh, no. The writing was juvenile (I mean, I know he was younger than I am now when he wrote this, but COME ON). I am severely turned off by body function humour - I just don't like it. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - kthxy - LibraryThing

As I watched the movie first it took me quite some time to understand that those two works should be seen as merely related, so I could really enjoy the book and its beautiful, but quiet spirit. And ... Read full review

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

This reminded me a lot of the writing of Louis de Bernieres - bold depictions of places and times rarely visited by literature, an experimental style, and the end result a book that many will find ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimrgill - LibraryThing

I suspect that most people, after reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s first novel, will consider him either some sort of literary con artist trickster or a brilliant new voice in postmodern fiction. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarleyShea - LibraryThing

I don't know how to describe my feelings for this book. I didn't LOVE it, but I didn't dislike it at all either. The easiest way to describe it is this: when I was reading this book, I enjoyed doing ... Read full review

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User Review  - vlcraven - LibraryThing

When I first discovered that the writer was using himself as one of the main characters I checked my passports for an ego trip, but it comes off very naturally. There are three stories going on at ... Read full review

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User Review  - JennysBookBag.com - LibraryThing

This is a good one and I'd put it in the "borrow it" category. Read full review

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User Review  - katherineemilysmith - LibraryThing

Excellent, not that I was expecting it to be otherwise Read full review


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