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Oracle Night - Community Reviews back

by Paul Auster
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World of Kammbia
World of Kammbia rated it 4 years ago
Paul Auster is one of the most interesting authors we have in contemporary fiction. I have read Leviathan and the groundbreaking New York Trilogy over the years. When I saw Oracle Night at the used bookstore recently, I decided to read and review it. Oracle Night is the story of novelist, Sidney...
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it 5 years ago
2/10 - I found this a little disappointing as it was advertised in the blurb as being "a ghost story without any ghosts", but it didn't read like that at all. I found it quite strange - there was a book within a book within a book (I was reading a book about a character writing a book about a myste...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 7 years ago
I'm not sure what to think about this book. I can't say I didn't like it at all, but I was far from being thrilled.I found it hard to get into it, for the first 50 pages or so (that is to say, one quarter of the novel...). One thing that really got on my nerves fairly quickly were the footnotes, som...
SJane
SJane rated it 8 years ago
Paul Auster is really good storyteller, and there a lot of stories in here. I was drawn into all the plots and imaginings, and liked the meta-fictional aspect of it all, and how all the threads connected back to the main plot. The main plot - writer recovering from an illness experiences vague marri...
the terror of whatever
the terror of whatever rated it 12 years ago
I don't know what to say about this book. I liked. If you look at how much I liked it w/r/t how low my hopes were before starting it, I guess you could say I really liked it. But all things being equal, I mainly liked it.I think if I'd read this in college I would have wanted to write a paper about ...
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