Heartbreaking Work Stagg genius

Eggers, Dave

| 2007

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'Heartbreaking? Certainly. Staggering? Yes, I'd say so. And if genius is capturing the universal in a fresh and memorable way, call it that too' Anthony Quinn, Sunday Times 'Is this how all orphans would speak -- "I am at once pitiful and monstrous, I know" -- if they had Dave Eggers's prodigious linguistic gifts? For he does write wonderfully, and this is an extremely impressive debut' John Banville, Irish Times 'A virtuosic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented -- yes, staggeringly talented -- new writer' -- Michiko Kakutani, New York Times 'Exhilarating ...Profoundly moving, occasionally angry and often hilarious ...A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is, finally, a finite book of jest, which is why it succeeds so brilliantly' -- New York Times Book Review 'What is really shocking and exciting is the book's...

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Jonas O.

2016-12-15

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En av mina absoluta favoritbcker.

Linda slund

2010-11-16

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Hoppades p mer, efter lsningen av I vildingarnas land. Hade hga frvntningar, med andra ord. Boken var bra, med en oerhrt stark inledning (efter frtexterna), och en berttarton som knns rlig, ung och trovrdig, samtidigt modig och lite rolig. Men som berttelse slr den inte riktigt an hos mig, mer n delvis fr stunden.

Josefine Larsson

2009-06-30

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mycket kort sagt skulle jag sga.. uppfriskande i sin mentalitet, mycket smart skrivet, men lite pretatist till tonen.