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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.
This novel follows several characters from the punk music scene in the 80s, backward and forward in time through various life events (apparently authors are no longer allowed to... Read morePublished 1 day ago by naomi
Egan's writing style is effortlessly sophisticated and creative. loved it. must read!Published 7 days ago by sophia orlander
Very interesting at first. As the interconnecting stories go on deploying, you are to find out that some are implausible (as chapter on Dolly, whose blunder could not be expected... Read morePublished 7 days ago by cristiano
One of the widest books I ever read. Too disjointed, Too hard to know who was telling the story in each chapter, Too many loose ends Or were they just wandering subplots. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Cindy Glass
Didn't expect to like this upon initial contact with those self-absorbed youngsters from an unrecognizable generation, but I was caught up in Egans rhythm. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Linda M. Gilmore
I chose this book out of a list of summer reading books because I saw that it was somewhat about music, so it would be easy to relate to, as I am a musician. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Thomas