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The Imperfectionists: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)

The Imperfectionists: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
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6 years, 7 months ago at Nov 10 21:20
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As much as I liked the way this book was organized, is about as much as I hated the content. I can handle heartache and pain in a novel, but at some point you need to throw the reader a bone. Nothing good happens in this book. It's a great dipiction on pain and the hard things in life. The end.
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Description: Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, April 2010 Printing presses whirr, ashtrays smolder, and the endearing complexity of humanity plays out in Tom Rachman's debut novel, The Imperfectionists. Set against the backdrop of a fictional English-language newspaper based in Rome, it begins as a celebration of the beloved and endangered role of newspapers and the original 24/7 news cycle. Yet Rachman pushes beyond nostalgia by crafting an apologue that better resembles a modern-day Dubliners than a Mad Men exploration of the halcyon past. The chaos of the newsroom becomes a stage for characters unified by a common thre ... (more)
Manufacturer: Dial Press Trade Paperback
Release date: 4 January 2011
ISBN-10 : 0385343671 | ISBN-13: 9780385343671
Tags: Media (1), Journalists (1), Newspaper (1), Expats (1), Italy (1), Rome (1)
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