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The Tiger's Wife - Téa Obreht
The Tiger's Wife
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'Tea Obreht is the most thrilling literary discovery in years' Colum McCann (and she's only 24!)
'Tea Obreht is the most thrilling literary discovery in years' Colum McCann (and she's only 24!)
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780297859017 (0297859013)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
4.0
Lately, I feel as if I'm behind on everything. This was my book club's January pick and discussion, which we already had, and only now am I getting around to writing the review on here. *sigh* Anyways, this book was thoroughly enjoyable. No words were minced and the author expects the reader to ma...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
2.0 The Tiger's Wife
I enjoyed parts of the story -- like anecdotes, especially the part about the 'deathless man', but I didn't fully appreciate the story as a whole. I guess I didn't quite understand the subtle nuances which tied everything together. While I didn't see the story as being disjointed, I read it along th...
moving under skies
moving under skies rated it
2.0 The Tiger's Wife
This book was, disappointingly, only okay. I love the premise--a life reconstructed through folktales, through the stories we tell and don't tell?--and, often, liked the stories themselves, but didn't feel that they ever came together grandly as they should have. The content was strong but, aside fr...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
3.0 The Tiger's Wife
I'm trying so hard to enjoy literary fiction. I really am. I just don't understand most of it, including this book.I understood so little of this book that I'm not even sure how to summarize it. I don't really know what the book is about. I understood the story, but I'm not sure what I was supposed ...
Electric Library
Electric Library rated it
2.5 Review | The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht | 2.5 Stars
Hello, my children. I am writing this on a pittance of sleep, with my head full of Shakespeare and obnoxious thesis words like ‘perfunctorily,’ so if I don’t make much sense, please forgive me. At any rate, not to be derailed from my goal of reading 70 books this year, I picked a short one for thi...
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