Let the Great World Spin

A Novel

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Weaving together these and other seemingly disparate lives, McCann's allegory comes alive in the voices of the city's people, unexpectedly drawn together by hope, beauty, and the "artistic crime of the century"--A mysterious tightro ...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/07/15
"All the lives we could live, all the people we will never know, never will be, they are everywhere. That is what the world is." (A.H.)
This is a gorgeous book, multilayered and deeply felt, and it’s a damned lot of fun to read, too. Leave it to an Irishman to write one of the greatest-ever novels about New York. There’s so much passion and humor and pure lifeforce on every page of L...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/08/13
Il rumore del mondo e la serenità del distacco


Ha scritto il 28/01/13
A complex but very rewarding cluster of stories set in New York and about New York with the nexus of all the stories the day that Philippe Petit walked a tight rope between the twin towers of the World Trade Centre However another character equally a...Continua
Ha scritto il 15/08/11

A great post 9/11 novel, set in 1974, where 9/11 isn't even mentioned.

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Ha scritto il 17/02/11
Vite sospese ai piedi di un "saldo" funambolo !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8RLTZPId5g Let the show begin It's a sorry sight Let it all deceive Now I'm Pains in me that I've never found Let the show begin Let the clouds roll There's a life to be found in this world And now I see it's all but a...Continua

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