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A Visit From The Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan
A Visit From The Goon Squad
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A Visit from the Goon Squad With music pulsing on every page, "A Visit from the Goon Squad" is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption. Full description
A Visit from the Goon Squad With music pulsing on every page, "A Visit from the Goon Squad" is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption. Full description
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781780330969 (1780330960)
Publisher: Corsair
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Literary Sara
Literary Sara rated it
At first, I was into it. The characters were interesting, had cool jobs and slick lives, but were relatably and sympathetically troubled. Then each chapter brought a new character, and it was a little hard to keep track of at first but I got the hang of it and still wanted to keep going. I apprecia...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
3.0 A Visit from the Goon Squad
This collection of linked short stories centers on Benny, a record executive, and his assistant, Sasha.The writing is poetic, and it’s worth reading just for that, but the stories themselves are . . . "meh." They all melted together in my mind because they felt very repetitive: music, drug use, sex,...
moving under skies
moving under skies rated it
3.0 A Visit from the Goon Squad
Once again,my severe short story allergy continues to drag down my opinion of probably-excellent work. Sure, this was a beautifully written, exciting, intriguing meditation on music & aging... until the story ends and I have to transition bumpily to the next.
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it
5.0 A Visit from the Goon Squad
I took this book on what turned out to be a very distracting trip and kept feeling as if the characters were slipping out of my grasp. So I managed a second read (ideally I'd do this for almost every book) which turned out to be richly rewarding.The inter-relationships of the characters and how even...
Booky
Booky rated it
2.0 A Visit from the Goon Squad
2.5 starsThis rating is purely about personal taste. I enjoyed the characters, but wish it was more cohesive.
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