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by Richard Powers
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immediacy rated it 22 years ago
It took me a long time to finish this book, mostly due to never being able to give it all of my attention, instead having to catch a chapter here and there when I could amongst all the moving plans, preparations, and actual occurrence. While reading it, I could not help myself from remarking to seve...
debnance rated it 28 years ago
The title is a warning to the casual reader: If you don't get the title, or if you don't want to get the title,beware."In The Gold Bug Variations, author Richard Powers perspicaciously composes a novel with themes of puzzles (Edgar Allen Poe's The Gold Bug), music structure (Bach's Goldberg Variatio...
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