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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Review: Everything Is IlluminatedUser Review - Kirby Letham - Goodreads
Its very hard for me to "quit" a book...but I quit this one. I don't like it. Foer is too crude and flippant about sex. I could have dealt with his writing style, its actually interesting to me. I'm not going to put up with the garbage though. Read full review
Review: Everything Is IlluminatedUser Review - Tata Lapus - Goodreads
Have to get back to this book some other time. I found the first few pages interesting though I could not immerse myself into Foer's artistry. This is quite different from his Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close book, which I loved so much. Read full review