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Book Reflections - The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

I know that I’m often generous about books and authors and I’m always genuine in my reflections but I’d like to particularly praise Jonathan Franzen as being able to write characters that seem real. 805 more words

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The Corrections (2)

There’s a lot at stake when you return to a book that you claim as one of your favourites for the first time.  Is it, in fact, any good? 255 more words

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BOOK REVIEW | The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

4/5 stars

From the publisher:
Enid, long-time matriarch of the Lambert family, sets her heart on an elusive goal: bringing her family together for one last Christmas at home. 494 more words

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BOOK REVIEW: The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

A while ago I got a choice of free books after buying something on Amazon. I have no idea what since I buy all the things on Amazon. 357 more words


My ten great books #5: Couples

In his discussion of the aesthetic flaw of frigidity in The Art of Fiction, John Gardner says: “When a skillful writer writes a shallow, cynical, merely amusing book about extramarital affairs, he has wandered—with far more harmful effect—into the same unsavory bog.” There’s little doubt in my mind that he’s thinking of… 635 more words