Devlin Scott

In my reviews I try neither to persuade nor to dissuade others. I believe the art of reading is a very personal experience and that my opinion should not intrude upon others enjoyment. I merely state how I felt while reading and I will allow others to decide for themselves. This is why I will not present a play-by-play description. I will only offer a few basic details to help you decide if what I present is worth your time.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer I don’t want to give anything away and spoil this novel for new readers, so I must be very clever and careful in my review. This novel is the story of a boy, Oskar, who is desperately searching for proof that his father loved him, proof that he loved his father, after the tragedy of 9-11. This novel is best understood when you keep in mind the caveat; nature abhors a vacuum. No matter how ‘ripped apart’ family becomes after a disaster ‘life’ begins the healing process, whether it succeeds of not depends on ‘us’.

This has been one of the most genuine and moving novels I’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing. It would be a mistake to miss reading this book.


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No Lasting Burial (The Zombie Bible) (Kindle Serial)
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