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Let The Great World Spin - Colum McCann
Let The Great World Spin
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781408808689 (1408808684)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 349
Edition language: English
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moving under skies
moving under skies rated it
4.0 Let the Great World Spin
I just completely panned The Lacuna for being too much a Witness to History book, and I teetered for a moment towards feeling the same about this one, but in the end came out on the other side. The difference: in this book everyone is important because they are connected; in The Lacuna everything wa...
The Fault in Our Blogs
The Fault in Our Blogs rated it
4.0 Let the Great World Spin
This is a book that tells its story through multiple perspectives. I picked it up because the idea of a story revolving around the man who walked on a tightrope between the rooftops of the Twin Towers was too poetic and full of potential to pass up. What I found was slightly surprising, because the ...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
4.0 Quite a feat!
I'm a fan of "Handsome" Colm McCann, and have been ever since I read his novel, Zoli, a number of years ago. I also had the pleasure of meeting him last year at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto. A lovely man. LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN is another wonderful, and audacious wor...
Aerin
Aerin rated it
5.0 Review: Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann
The events we remember in stark relief, the events that change us or change our world, may be the closest we'll ever get to time travel. No matter how far away time takes us from them, we can always, always return.Most Americans who were cognizant on September 11, 2001, remember the day in elaborate...
silverneurotic
silverneurotic rated it
I gave this book five stars because I found this novel to be completely flawless. The writing, the characters, the pacing, setting…everything was completely perfect and I loved every second I spend reading this novel, even when it broke my heart.
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