"Elegantly written...Nothomb demonstrates a shrewd understanding of the intricate ways Japanese relationships are made and spoiled." --The New York Times Book Review
"A polished little satire." --The Wall Street Journal
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This is my daughter's recent most favorite book, so I thought I should read it. It was charming, moving and delightful, but I it didn't change my life.Published 10 days ago by Temporary ID
This was not a very enjoyable read. The book starts off throwing around some tangential (at best) Western philosophy when it is trying to introduce us to a child who supposedly... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John
Did nothing for me. I'm quite picky though about literature. You may love it.Published 18 months ago by Earnest
This story is pure magic. Amelie is a genius and a wizard with words and pictures. She takes you back into a time you can not remember and makes you wonder and puzzle over things... Read morePublished 19 months ago by rilla norslund
Hopelessly naïve: The author seems to believe that thought occurs as a reflection of the mastery of language... Obviously not, an animal thinks, doesn't it? Read morePublished on December 20, 2013 by Carl
Excellent. This book was recommended to me because I have a son in the Autism Spectrum and it was a fantastic read. It really gives you a different perspective.Published on October 8, 2013 by brazilianmom