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Heft - Liz Moore
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4.18 110
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780393081503 (0393081508)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
5.0 Heft ★★★★★
Listening to this story about shame and social fears, and the resulting social isolation and loneliness, was a thought-provoking experience for me. The story is structured around two main characters, indirectly connected by a shadowy third, in separate storylines that don’t converge until the very e...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 "Heft" by Liz Moore - beautifully crafted story with characters that got under my skin
I wouldn't normally have chosen to read a novel about a morbidly obese middle-aged shut-in ex-academic and a High School student and wannabe baseball star with anger management issues but I'd heard that Liz Moore had a strong, distinctive, voice, so I tried the audiobook. It was an excellent deci...
KatieMc rated it
4.0 Heft: A Novel
Refreshing and unexpected We expect our movie and television characters being beautiful, successful, or rich. Even when they are ordinary people, they often have beautiful homes and wear great clothes. Literary characters are also often rich, successful, charismatic, or beautiful; if not, they po...
Coffee Bean Bookshelf
Coffee Bean Bookshelf rated it
This was different than I imagined it to be, but not in a bad way. I actually really enjoyed it, despite at first being put off (as usual) with the grammar chosen by the author.At first I had a hard time understanding Arthur's circumstances, and much preferred reading Kel's parts of the book. But it...
Shelly's Book Journal
Shelly's Book Journal rated it
4.0 Heft: A Novel
First of all, my rating would be 4.5 if possible. Heft has two main characters. Recluse Arthur Opp weighs about 550 lbs. and has not left his NYC brownstone in 10 years. High School senior Kel Keller is facing the uncertainty of life after high school and reconciling who he is and who he pretends ...
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