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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon, David Colacci
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781480537194 (1480537195)
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Edition language: English
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.5 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
This lengthy book felt like it lasted forever. Not that I didn't enjoy it, but then I'd put down the book and not miss it until the next time I had a chance to read. Yet when I was in it I was quite engrossed in the novel, set in the Golden Age of American superhero comics in the late 1930s-1940s. I...
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Good time to read a lightly-fictionalised account of the two Jewish men who created Captain America, and the roaring "Golden Age" of comics. I really liked how both the made up comic character and the character's creators all reflected parts of the superhero story, including getting trapped in ice, ...
The Professor
The Professor rated it
4.0 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
“Stop wasting your life. You have the key”. From Prague to New York to Antarctica with appearances from Salvador Dali and Orson Welles this is one of those looong books you dread finishing. The story of two cousins creating costumed heroes alongside Batman, Superman et al in 1940s New York, Chapter ...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
A spectacular adventure! I read Middlesex last year and thought about this story in a similar manner - Jewish immigrant families, comic overtones, sexual challenges... I really enjoyed the blending of history and fiction in the story's plot, and learned a lot, just in background reading, about the o...
XOX rated it
5.0 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a book about comic books writers
And it is good. It is also pretty thick book. I couldn't believe I didn't write a review for this one. The main characters of the story are creators of the comic during the golden age of comics where the writer talent is being discovered. The comics they created get popular but still struggled ...
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