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The Barbarian Nurseries: A Novel - Héctor Tobar
The Barbarian Nurseries: A Novel
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374108991 (0374108994)
ASIN: 0374108994
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 The Barbarian Nurseries: A Novel
When I turned the last page I had to stop and think, what is this book really about? I decided it was about three things: freedom, justice, and immigration. It is about the freedom to move about, the freedom to make one’s own decisions, the freedom to live wherever one wants, the freedom to have ide...
florinda3rs rated it
The central plot of The Barbarian Nurseries involves the family of Scott Torres and Maureen Thompson, who bought their home in an exclusive Orange County gated community when the software company they launched was acquired several years earlier, enabling a new lifestyle maintained with the help of t...
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2.0 The Barbarian Nurseries
This lardful lump of language is heavy-handed and implausible. It took me nearly six weeks to finish, when it should have taken one to two weeks at most. Some days I could only read two or three pages. Not only is the story slow-moving and tedious, but the author's agenda is overpowering. Whenever h...
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