A Tale for the Time Being

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Average vote of 95
| 5 total contributions of which 5 reviews , 0 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
I truly love this novel.' Alice Sebold 'A Tale for the Time Being is an extraordinary novel about a courageous young woman, riven by loneliness, by Time and (ultimately) by Tsunami.
Guidinho_m
Wrote 8/28/16
Connections
There are many points where the prose didn't convince me too much - better said, got me kind of tired. Also some part of the story, say where the (not a) novelist seems to have a direct effect on the diary, sounded a little 'fake' to me. Nevertheless...Continua
Zardoz
Wrote 6/25/14
Un bellissimo libro scritto a due voci, quella violenta e disperata della sedicenne Nao, tornata nel “suo” Giappone dopo un’esperienza nella Silicon Valley a causa del lavoro del padre, e quella pacata e senza più grossi entusiasmi di Ruth, scrittric...Continua
xYang
Wrote 3/9/14

The story is very smart, but I'm afraid I'm not smart enough to understand the details *.*

Tony Su
Wrote 11/5/13
The biggest disappointment of the year in terms of expectation and actual payoff. Were it not for the ambition I sense in the undertaking and the apparent commitment that went into the attempt to fulfill such ambition, judging by the book itself and...Continua
Liz4211
Wrote 8/4/13
Stunning
An unusual coming of age story. Nao in Japan writes a diary and Ruth in Vancouver (?) finds it and reads it. The story changes and develops as Ruth discovers more. It had so many levels and so much depth that it required far more attention than I gav...Continua

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