Ingela on stuff
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Everything Is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
Triple narratives, on three different time-spans, multiple narrators, plus extracts from an intratextual dictionary and even from a play... Complex and rich, particularly for a first novel!
Generally speaking, I tend to find pretentiousness extremely tedious.
When accompanied by extraordinary talent, however, it becomes rather refreshing to have someone dare be serious. Go figure.
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