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Karen Joy Fowler
Birth date: February 07, 1950
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A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it 11 months ago
I never knew when I picked this book up that the identity of Fern was supposed to be a "twist" -- the review I read that piqued my interest gave it away, and that's what made me want to read the book. Ironically, I probably would not have picked it up had I not known the "twist" beforehand!But I am ...
Noel's Blog
Noel's Blog rated it 1 year ago
As one of the characters, B.J. Voisard, might describe it, this story is exactly like the quest for the grail, except it takes place in late 19th century America instead of medieval England, and instead of a grail there’s a mysterious woman with an unknown past who can’t speak, and instead of valia...
Fiction Fantastic
Fiction Fantastic rated it 1 year ago
I'm not sure what to think of this book... It was okay. It irritated the shit out of me with it's big pretentious words that even my kindle dictionary couldn't help! The narrative style reminds me of someone I know who likes being "mysterious" and only manages to be irritating... she takes forever t...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 2 years ago
This is a beautifully made book; one that feels lovely in the hands and it's a pleasure to leaf through the pages and admire the art. I just shouldn't have read it. Full disclosure: 1. I was expecting a different premise based on the synopsis I read. I had the impression that this would be a...
Amanda Says
Amanda Says rated it 2 years ago
Language does this to our memories--simplifies, solidifies, codifies, mummifies. An oft-told story is like a photograph in a family album; eventually, it replaces the moment it was meant to capture. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is the perfect book for a book club. It raises question about ...
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