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I got bored while reading this book, the story is not catching, the characters and the story not very interesting...
Throughout the book Diaz uses a lot of Spanish phrases that will make this a difficult read if you don't have a reference point, or don't understand Spanish.
Junot Diaz has a gift for language, creating great characters, and storytelling that makes this novel unputdownable.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a tragic, moving story about family, about fate, and ultimately, about self-discovery. Read morePublished 3 days ago by kate bergum
Violent and harsh, but one of the most fascinating and well written books I've ever read. Junot Daiz is super brilliant.Published 7 days ago by Felicia Ferrance
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Almost compulsively readable, this is a story packed with ideas, characters, and story arcs — we learn about Oscar’s workaholic mother, his wild-child... Read more
I am astonished that this got a Pulitzer. One he translates all non English phrases except those which are in Spanish. What is up with that? Read morePublished 15 days ago by Dane Brooke
Beautifully written, exceeds all the hype surrounding it. I probably will reread it many times!Published 17 days ago by Rachael Simon
A very refreshing read! I would definitely classify this as a modern classic. The plot was engaging, the style endearingly sloppy, and I just absolutely devoured this book.Published 19 days ago by Richard Lozoya
Can you give zero stars? I would like to. I purchased this book as a requirement for a college class, and much to my chagrin, I actually read the first chapter (FULL DISCLAIMER: I... Read morePublished 23 days ago by AReader