Publish date: March 9th 2009
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
I want to give this four stars, but I'm pretty sure that extra star would just be because I loved The Universe in Miniature in Miniature so much. It was a good, quick read but I would've liked another hundred pages or so just to flesh out the characters and add some weight to the ending.
Patrick Somerville is a master of the short novel. How he snuck a beautiful story of familial love into such a slender novel and captured my attention from the beginning to end is beyond me. However, I can't wait to read more from this author. I'm glad I didn't judge this book by it's cover. A m...
This slim novel, from the many effusive reviews' distilled plot summary and on through each station of the plot's serendipitous collisions, teetered precariously on the brink of the mawkish, the whimsical, the high-concept. I pictured a certain kind of Sundance film, until I got a few pages in, and...
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