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A Visit from the Goon Squad -Jennifer Egan

This book won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2011 and I heard somewhere something about it, so when I saw it in second-hand bookshop the title seemed familiar and I grabbed it. 257 more words

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A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

It’s been awhile since I was completely immersed in a book.

It takes a lot for me to be completely in love with a novel. I tend to love a book, but I am not truly  346 more words

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A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

I’m in love with this book.  So much that there is no way I can write a dispassionate review.  I could only gush.  So, instead, I’m posting some pictures, a few charts I made, and a couple of key passages in the hope that they will explain why this book is so great to my book club which I’m sure will hate it.   762 more words

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Bennie alternated between the Sleepers and the Dead Kennedys, San Francisco bands he’d grown up with. He listened for muddiness, the sense of actual musicians playing actual instruments in an actual room. 140 more words

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“I thought: if I had a view like this to look down on every day, I would have the energy and inspiration to conquer the world. 403 more words

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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

NOTE: WRITTEN ON APRIL 26, 2016

And in that moment, the longing he’d felt for Sasha at last assumed a clear shape: Alex imagined walking into her apartment and finding himself still there–his young self, full of schemes and high standards, with nothing decided yet. 1,024 more words

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