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 - Justin Thomas O'Neill - Goodreads
The amount of acrobats in this writing is unbelievable. Absolutely stunning how far Foer is able to take you with his words. Read full review
Review: Everything Is IlluminatedUser Review - Rebecca - Goodreads
I liked Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close better, but think the structure of this story, with one narrator, two writers, and a lot of different stories, was really interesting. A lot of times ... Read full review