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Megan McDowell
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pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 4 years ago
extremely compelling! title is accurate. that's all I'm going to say.
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it 5 years ago
I agree with those who label this little book as pretentious, but I guess I don’t mind pretentious as long the author:a) Has something interesting to sayb) Says what he has to say in an interesting wayc) Is interested in transmitting something beyond what he is sayingd) Is not interested in how what...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 6 years ago
This is a funny book. It is not like anything else you have ever read. The books is short and the pages are filled with questions, some inane, some inspirational, some insightful, some downright ridiculous and laughable, but hidden within the questions is an investigation of human nature, politics, ...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
The story here jumps back and forth between the story and an account of its writing. Back and forth between created characters and the voice of the author as he goes about his life, making decisions about how and when to work on the book, what to keep and what to leave. The result is an engaging n...
The Five-Eyed Bookworm
The Five-Eyed Bookworm rated it 8 years ago
Ways of Going Home Author: Alejandro Zambra Translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell Genre: Literary Fiction, Latin American Literature, Contemporary Fiction Illustration on title page by Charlotte Strick Setting: Santiago, Chile Published January 2013 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux "It's stran...
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