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Jonathan Safran Foer's novel, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a phenomenal book.
Many people (most actually...) give this novel a negative review, but I think it is just because they couldn't really relate to it or understand it.
I just finished reading this wonderful book, and I really can't describe all the feelings swirling inside of me.
The writing was exquisite and the sadness was excruciating. An interesting and powerful way to bring 9/11 home in a very personal way. Picaresque also in a way.Published 4 days ago by Nancy Thompson
For probably two thirds of the book, I considered putting it away and reading something else. I had a hard time following the narrative, was often confused as to whose voice I was... Read morePublished 4 days ago by suellen j darblay
I loved this book because, from the beginning, the writing style, language, and plot draw you into the mind of a very special child. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amy L. Ausbun
Glad I ignored the bad reviews and read this. I enjoyed this story and the characters very much. If you think you are going to like a book, do not let others unkind reviews keep... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Balletomane
You can't blame young Oskar Schell for his 'heavy boots.' Oskar's father died on September 11, 2001, a casualty of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Scrapple8
I had high expectation. I have found the plot too complex, sometimes I had the feeling some caracters were too extreme.
I didn't like the language either.