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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.
I found this to be a beautifully written and surprisingly hopeful book. The connections between people and generations are made up of loss and pain, but also of surprised joy and... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Deborah Morse
Roxana Ortega tries out a breathy, valley girl straight from the mall type voice. A basic rule of acting - you shouldn't try to sound 'sexy' during a sex scene, and pouty during an... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Smith
So this won the Pulitzer Prize?
I was so excited to read Jennifer Egan's "A Visit From the Goon Squad," after reading about its endless praise and accolades. Read more
Was a book club choice .... Would not have been mine.
Time line with little character development was a negative
I've included a link to my review of this novel published on LancasterOnline. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Jon P Shank
When A Visit From the Goon Squad was first released in 2010, I recall quite a bit of hype over this novel and the fact that the author, Jennifer Egan, was award the Pulitzer Prize... Read morePublished 13 days ago by My2Cents
I am reading Pulitzer Prize books for Fiction currently. After 187 pages I put The Goon Squad away permanently. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Gloriane Conover
The opening chapter really gripped me and I thought, wow, I'm in the hands of a talented author here. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Natasha Smith
Book has Really amazing dynamic and pays off the critic reviewsPublished 17 days ago by Livia Paulino