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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
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When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks, nine-year-old Oskar Schell sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet. It leads him into the lives of strangers, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings... show more
When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks, nine-year-old Oskar Schell sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet. It leads him into the lives of strangers, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141012698 (0141012692)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
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LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it
0.0 Extreem Luid & Ongelooflijk Dichtbij
I can't even rate this, because i'm still not sure if I liked it or not.
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
2.0 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
2 stars - I probably wouldn't have finished it if it were not an audiobook.The book is not without its strong points - I did appreciate some technical aspects, even though they felt a bit gimmicky at times - but I had some serious issues with how emotionally manipulative it felt. Foer is pushing all...
Read With ME (207)
Read With ME (207) rated it
5.0 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
I absolutely loved this book! It's witty and sweet and funny and heartbreaking and I was sorry to see it end, it was that good! The story is told through the eyes of a gifted little boy named Oskar, who lives in New York City and lost his father in 9/11. Oskar is reluctant to accept his fathers deat...
La vita è un libro
La vita è un libro rated it
4.5 Molto forte, incredibilmente vicino
Il protagonista indiscusso del romanzo è il piccolo Oskar con la sua intelligenza e le sue fobie, che lo rendono dolorosamente troppo adulto per i suoi 9 anni.Oskar ha perso il suo papà nell'attentato alle Torri Gemelle e, per sentirlo ancora vicino, inizia la ricerca di tutti quelli che si chiamano...
Alice: Imagine Afterwords
Alice: Imagine Afterwords rated it
3.5
I read this book during my breaks at work. I figure I must do something productive. Overall I enjoyed the concept. The pictures were a neat accessory to the book and made Oskar quirky and overly smart for his age. Not to mention they were relevant to the story line...at times. At one point I was lik...
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