The Coma

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The acclaimed author of The Beach returns with a mesmerizing and highly original work of intrigue. Proclaimed "a gifted storyteller" by The New Yorker and "a huge literary talent" by Kazuo Ishiguro, Alex Garland, the internationally bestselling auth ...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/05/11
The wood carving illustrations were excellent, a good enhancement of the story. Got quite a few cases of deja-vu through reading the "dreams" morphing into one another.
Ha scritto il 29/10/07
This a book you could read in a few hours (maybe less), yet I got halfway through and abandoned it.

It's the story of a man in a coma... or is it? As a writing exercise, I'm sure it works quite well, as a novel, not so much.

There are gr

It's the story of a man in a coma... or is it? As a writing exercise, I'm sure it works quite well, as a novel, not so much.

There are graphic plates scattered throughout to illustrate the novel's progress -- though arguably, they just serve to further confuse. For a tiny little hardcover book with big print, it doesn't need pictures to pad it out.

I'm not sure I'll ever finish this one. ...Continua

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