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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'd have to say this is a pretty good book.
The blue-light special for this work is the Power Point chapter. Read more
I avoided this book for years because I thought a pink(ish) = terrible chick lit. But I finally tried this and loved it!Published 8 days ago by JillLovesBooks
Very intriguing storyline. I had trouble putting it down. Some of the connections were confusing, but still a good book.Published 8 days ago by Kindle Customer
Does the reader the courtesy of not spoonfeeding. Brilliant nod to David Foster Wallace in one chapter, redemption of PowerPoint in another. Poignant, prescient, supple.Published 8 days ago by Burmese Tiger Trap
Hard to follow but beautiful insights and observations. So many characters to keeps track of with a different, unknown narrator for each chapter. Very unusual.Published 9 days ago by Barbara Coakley
The book arrived in excellent condition, and is one of the best I've read in a few years. It's intricately organized, jarring, and ultimately satisfying to read.Published 10 days ago by Matthew Hollenbeck
I kept waiting for all these little vignettes to coalesce into some stunning ending that would tie them all together. Good writing but somewhat unfulfilling.Published 18 days ago by Kevin Raffay
One of the most original novels I've read in a long time. Beautifully written, amazing construction. Don't give up on it. Definitely worth the effort. Read morePublished 18 days ago by SCPron