The Brief History of the Dead

(Vintage Contemporaries)

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“Remember me when I’m gone”just took on a whole new meaning.The City is inhabited by the recently departed, who reside there only as long as they remain in the memories of the living. Among the current residents of this afterlife are Luka Sims, who ...Continua
Ha scritto il 15/06/11
Meh.
The book was interesting but the ending was horrible. it left too many open ends. it let me down.
Ha scritto il 06/06/10
I usually disagree with the axiom "Show, don't tell", but this book proves it's an important consideration.
Ha scritto il 07/10/08
Slow start but good read...great mix between the "nether world" and the end of the world..
Ha scritto il 14/03/08
SPOILER ALERT
"i know what you meant, honey, but i cant give you an answer. i don't think anybody could.'what are we doing here?' for that matter, what were we doing there? why were we ever anywhere at all? i think the only thing we can do is stop asking
Ha scritto il 07/11/07
My thoughts
I enjoyed this bittersweet book about memory, family, friends, life and death and how just knowing people - even from a distance - makes a difference. I also liked the alternating chapters between the events in the City and Laura Byrd's struggles in ...Continua
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