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Specimen Days - Michael Cunningham
Specimen Days
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ISBN: 9780006392903 (0006392903)
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
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KCPolski rated it
4.0 Specimen Days: A Novel
Fantastic writing. Three genres in one. Section one: a ghost story. Section two: a police procedural. Section three: a sci-fi tale. The only thing I thought was lacking was a more definitive ending that wrapped up the ties between all three tales.
Osho rated it
Reading as an unabridged audiobook. Cunningham is an author who makes me wish I were taking a class on the novel so I'd have reason to engage with his work more critically. I hardly know what to say about this, except that although the structural play was sometimes a hammer when a feather was called...
Lavinia rated it
I never really liked Whitman, but since Cunningham makes him his book’s hero [remember Woolf and The Hours?] he becomes more accessible. Directly or not, he is present in all three parts of the book, being hidden by Cunningham behind the characters that populate a New York from different periods of ...
Simcha-Sophie rated it
3.0 Specimen Days: A Novel
This novel traces the lives of misfits in New York City, each with the name, or a variation of, Catherine, Simon and Lukas, and their oftentimes messy and devoted relationships to one another. Cunningham divides this novel into three sections spanning about three hundred years. Several threads tie ...
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