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I first read this novel in college (about 15 years ago), and it's as moving now as it was then. Like a true physicist, Lightman describes something about the nature of the world... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steve
If you have read "Reunion" or "Einstein's Dreams", you'll be quite upset with this novel.
It seems rather limited in its scope, and is lacking metaphor like Lightman's... Read more
I would probably give this novel 4 stars, but I'm giving it 5 to boost up its average. Do ignore the other negative reviews. Read morePublished on July 1, 2005 by M. Le
This is not a novel but a collection of pointless, unrelated short stories. Good Will Hunting it ain't. To find out about physicists read Feyman's autobiographies or Radiance.Published on November 10, 2002 by Phillip I. Good
While Lightman's depiction of the creative process
in theoretical physics is one of the best I've seen
in a work of fiction, too much about the protagonist
comes... Read more
I loved the character descriptions and the constant thread running through the novel. Alan Lightman's style, written in the first person, is precise and void of overly descriptive... Read morePublished on April 29, 2002 by leron
Although bery much different from the vignettes of Einstein's Dream, Alan Lightman's breezy and poetic voice is instantly recognizable. Read morePublished on June 11, 2001
Alan Lightman's Good Benito brilliantly tells the story of Bennett Lang; a story that is greatly augmented by Lightman's use of a non-linear storyline. Read morePublished on May 26, 2000 by Doug Tommasone