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It was very original and even though it was slow, I never found it to be too much work.
I starting reading a lot faster as I reached the end of the book, but I don't know if it actually got better as it went along, or if I just wanted it to be over.
Amazingly, The Echo Maker reads like a thriller, and it contains beautiful passages written with such precision and depth of understanding.
Richard Powers seems to have found a niche for himself as a writer of intelligent science-based fiction, and I highly enjoyed an essay of his I stumbled across in a past edition of... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Duane Schneider
Amazingly addictive book, considering the at first unengaging subject matter and characters. Just fabulously well-written, if a bit long drawn out. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Thorunn Patricia Sleight
Neurology studies are very interesting. Premise is good. Capgras Syndrome. However, by the time you get to page 300, you no longer care about the main characters or their... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Bert Ouellette
Psychological twists and turns, along with insights into how our brains are organized (or not).Published 1 month ago by PittsboroMike2012
Maybe in a condensed version it would be better. This book is too long, and it is full of weak characters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by puzzleman
I want more! Loving these stories plus neuroscience, the mind. A very short and few spots where the prose got a bit heavy. Excellent characters. Any recommendations on next Powers?Published 1 month ago by S. Alvarez
Not at all interesting. Prosaic, like pulling teeth. The American Book Award committee just has no credibility these days. Read morePublished 2 months ago by L. Hudnal