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An Unnecessary Woman - Rabih Alameddine
An Unnecessary Woman
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Rabih Alameddine,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Rabih Alameddine,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780802122148 (0802122140)
ASIN: 802122140
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
5.0
Last night I dreamed I wandered the streets of Beirut. That's the power of this novel; it creates a world so complete, a character so alive, they become part of the reader's psyche. I'm generally not a big believer in back-of-the-book blurbs (which can be more politically motivated than authentic ...
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it
3.0 An Unnecessary Woman
I expected this to be overwhelming and with a strong underlying message, but it was rather over the top and failed to get under my skin as I had hoped.
Edward
Edward rated it
0.0 An Unnecessary Woman
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5.0 An Unnecessary Woman
An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine is a memorable character study of 72 year old Aaliya, an extreme introvert who is obsessed with literature and who lives virtually as a recluse in her home in Beirut, Lebanon. The book is challenging to read. Nevertheless, regardless of the challenges, someth...
Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it
4.0 An Unnecessary woman
I stared reading this in e-book format a while back and just wasn't in the mood for an introspective novel. Plus there are just some novels I need to read in actual book form and though I set it aside I knew this was a book that I would probably love at some point or another. So it proved. This is ...
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