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It is beautifully written and full of complex layers.
It's a highly experimental novel, ambitious, a mesh of fiction and fact, a meditation on art, the debut of Salvador Plascencia, and it should be a total mess.
It is a book that you will continue to think about long after you have read the last page.
I know this has a lot of good reviews but I really didn't like it. It was disjointed and dark and left me feeling kind of ickyPublished 6 months ago by Lori A Bowen
It has met all of my expectations! I remember reading this book in high school and it is nice to know it is still every bit as good as I remember.Published 10 months ago by stepphan stover
I'm all for non traditional layouts and approaches to writing, but it just felt like there was little to no explanation to join things together in this book, and for the most part... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
The magical realism in this book is some of the finest ever. I sent copies of this book to a few friends to make sure I had plenty of people to discuss it with! Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by Lesley Vitel
I love Plascencia's metafictive writing style. His approach is so different from the traditional metafiction and so less, for lack of a better word, douchy. Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by Kelly Lingus
A mental journey. Every page is a mystery until the story develops and it begins to come together like a puzzle you didn't know you were putting together. Read morePublished on January 18, 2013 by Alesha Busard
Reading this reminded me a little of Murakami's The WindUp Bird Chronicles in terms of the surrealism. There was a time when people were made of paper. Read morePublished on December 2, 2012 by Caroline Lim