Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Publish date: April 28th 2005
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
I can't even rate this, because i'm still not sure if I liked it or not.
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...
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...
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...
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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