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A wonderful story with great characters.
Joseph Kanon takes a plotline and time period that may have become pure pop fiction in the hands of another author and provides a well researched deep literary piece.
This story did nothing for me, I found the characters flat and dull and the storyline slow moving.
More "filmic" than the author's other work, but just as meticulously researched. Some of the writing reaches the calibre of his greats: The Good German and Istanbul... Read morePublished 11 days ago by S. Scadron Wattles
Stardust takes place in 1945. WWII has ended, Europe is in ruins and lives have been shattered. In Joseph Kanon's book, Ben Collier is on the Chief, a train that runs from the east... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sheryl feldman
A bit confusing tome at times, what I liked most was the post-story interviews and explanations given by the author. Read morePublished 7 months ago by john m.
The cover of Joseph Kanon's novel "Stardust" has a quote from the NYT, "Briskly evokes the atmosphere of a vanished era", rest assured there is nothing... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Colonel D
With some many exciting story threads (post WWII Hollywood, McCarthy black listing, murder mystery) why does the story move so slowly and dully. Read morePublished 12 months ago by N. Kreis