Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel
With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man -- also named Jonathan Safran Foer -- sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and the unforgettable Alex, a young Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English, Jonathan is led on a quixotic journey over a devastated landscape and into an unexpected past.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing
Ugh, no. The writing was juvenile (I mean, I know he was younger than I am now when he wrote this, but COME ON). I am severely turned off by body function humour - I just don't like it. The ... Read full review
Review: Everything Is IlluminatedUser Review - Goodreads
Unique, worthwhile read. I'm not a fan of some of his writing techniques. He definitely stands out from other authors. Some of you will either love it or, as most of my class felt, some of you will ... Read full review