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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781841154930 (1841154938)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 659
Edition language: English
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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, ...
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 ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
This is one of those books that is written very well, but just isn't mine to love. You know what I mean, right? The plot is expertly orchestrated, the characters are interesting, the language is vivid, and the pacing is not bad, but overall I was frankly bored with the story. My lack of excitement w...
kennethjmcginnis rated it
0.0 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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