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The story in itself is great, but the writing technique that Egan uses made it even more interesting.
Each of its thirteen chapters is told from the perspective of a different character, yet each of them connects in some way to other characters in the overall story.
I thought the power point chapter was too clever for its own good and by the end of this book I was flipping through the pages just to finish it.
Egan strings together a series of relationships and distance-ships (those relationships we lose but never actually shake from ourselves), carefully crafting not only a novel but an... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Ariel Schwartz
great book! Very interesting! so happy to have read it. Kind of book which will make you think for a long time.Published 3 days ago by Chimgee
Jennifer Egan you are a talent. I enjoyed every single chapter. Frame by frame, word by word, elegantly written. Thank you.Published 8 days ago by Kathleen M. Burns
This was on an American lit reading list, I have no idea of how it got there, it was tedious, poorly structured, lousy story (was there a story?) Fake, pretentious...Published 10 days ago by Charlene Smith
And yet it is a gift. Really beautifully written depiction of the interweaving of people as time goes by and byPublished 10 days ago by Jennifer Nathan
I couldn't finish this. I loathed every character and found their stories uninteresting. I don't understand the hype for this book.Published 12 days ago by abc
A complex book and I'm not surprised by the mixed reviews,however in my opinion one of the great and most creative novels of the last decade.Published 13 days ago by Oldtimreader