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The Emperor's Children - Claire Messud
The Emperor's Children
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The Emperor’s Children is a richly drawn, brilliantly observed novel of fate and fortune—about the intersections in the lives of three friends, now on the cusp of their thirties, making their way--and not-- in New York City. In this tour de force, the celebrated author Claire Messud brings to... show more
The Emperor’s Children is a richly drawn, brilliantly observed novel of fate and fortune—about the intersections in the lives of three friends, now on the cusp of their thirties, making their way--and not-- in New York City. In this tour de force, the celebrated author Claire Messud brings to life a city, a generation, and the way we live in this moment.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307276667 (030727666X)
ASIN: 030727666X
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 479
Edition language: English
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Damn Good Books (or not) rated it
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Somewhere Far Beyond
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1.0 The Emperor's Children
Honestly, I couldn't finish this book. I really tried, but it was stronger than me. I don't like leaving books without finishing; however, I don't have enough time to waste it with books that don't catch my attention in the least bit. None of the characters was likeable, and in every chapter I was p...
Heather Lire's Reading Life
Heather Lire's Reading Life rated it
3.0
This was an okay book for me. I had a really hard time getting into it. The story was so-so for me. Not the genre I normally read.
florinda3rs
florinda3rs rated it
This is the kind of novel that's intriguing, but difficult to embrace fully because there's a sense of distance. It falls into the general category of "social satire," which is one that I frequently enjoy, but since it usually requires third-person voice and perspective in order to work most effecti...
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