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This is a rare novel that creates a very distinct mood.
The language is flat and dull, lacking "felt life" and sensual details; characters are one-dimensional; dramatic action is sparse.
At some point, I realized that I was actually reading an examination of the key moments in a man's experience over decades.
This is a brilliant work both as mainstream fiction and as a so-called campus novel. The tone and style are evocative, the world authentic, and the characters' lives intersecting... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Eric Duffy
This is a beautifully restrained yet rich meditation on choice, self-deception, envy, art, and the passage of time that reveals the complex interconnections of all these forces to... Read morePublished on April 24, 2012 by reality bites
However, not for the writing itself, but more for my identification with the literary world of graduate school. Read morePublished on October 19, 2011 by Lois Minsky
Never would I have thought a novel could draw me deeply into a tale of poets striving to create poetry, but this book did exactly that. Read morePublished on September 17, 2011 by meltingsnow
At one point in this novel, set at the renowned writing school in Bonneville, Miranda - the inscrutable and aloof poet and professor - assesses the poetry of her star student Roman... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by Jill I. Shtulman
I heard abut this novel on NPR it inmediately got my attention because of such wonderful title. Not only a beautiful story but so carefully written. an absolute pleaure to read.Published on March 20, 2011 by Eduardo
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All is Forgotten, Nothing is Lost by Lan Samantha Chan is a haunting, and creative novel about how there is so much more to people than what is... Read more
I received an early copy as a gift and what a wonderful gift it is. Once I started reading, I could not put it down. Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by Granny
This is a rare novel that creates a very distinct mood. There's a kind of stillness but at the same time, there are profound feelings that the author creates among her three major... Read morePublished on November 21, 2010 by jayday