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Ghost - Alan Lightman
Ghost
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Alan Lightman,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on 10-23-2007
Alan Lightman,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on 10-23-2007
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780375421693 (0375421696)
Publisher: Pantheon
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
2.0 Ghost
Despite its title, the book is not about the supernatural. Being written by a theoretical physicist, it dabbles more in quantum mechanics -- and even at that, not much, just a couple of experiments to determine if the event was imagined or conjured. In fact, there is only one or two lines about what...
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
4.0 Ghost
I throughly relished this novel. What a magnificent philosophical debate on the afterlife and beliefs. This book was so eloquently framed and wonderfully written that I couldn't put it down. I really liked the details of the funeral home and the haunted quality the book possessed on every page. ...
bulletproofheeb
bulletproofheeb rated it
1.0 Ghost
Not very good. I fell in love with [Einstein's Dreams] by the same author and was hoping for more of the same. I wanted poetic magical realism. I wanted science looked at from a different angle. I wanted something refreshing.I didn't get that. All I got was a character study/slice of life about...
Ko
Ko rated it
This was absolutely the worst novel I could've chosen to read on the heals of Duma Key. I was hoping for more adrenaline but got a therapeutic dose of Ambien, instead. What was I thinking?I'm going to forget I ever started this book and try again in six months or so. Fair's fair.
auntieannie
auntieannie rated it
3.0 Ghost
David takes a job in a mortuary after losing his job at the bank. He's middle-aged and doesn't seem to going anywhere. He tells his aging mother who lives an hour away that he is the asst. manager at the bank. So, with misgivings but without another plan, he begins working at the mortuary under the ...
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