I read this book Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer somewhere at the beginning of this year and I found it simply delicious. It has everything a book should have : humour, adventures, suspense, love, friendship.

I enjoyed the subject (a young man from America goes to Ukraine in search of the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazi), but the most I enjoyed the way Foer wrote this book. He managed to build some very realistic characters, full of life and full of humor.

There’s also a very good movie based on this book, with Elijah Wood. The book is really worth reading, but the movies shouldn’t be missed either!

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  1. This is the 2nd review of this book I’ve seen this week. I think the Blog gods are telling me to finally read it.

  2. I haven’t seen the movie of this book but I really want too. I LOVED this book, but I think it’s a book that’s not for everyone because it can be quite strange and hard to follow, and the magical realism can get a bit twisted. I LOVED it though – I’m totally on your side of this. : )

    • The book is just great, check the movie, it’s an excellent image of the book, as funny and realistic as the book. Enjoy šŸ™‚


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