Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

A Novel

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| 81 total contributions of which 57 reviews , 24 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close has been one of the most discussed, acclaimed, and debated novels in recent memory. And with good reasonas the Atlanta Journal-Constitution noted, "Jonathan Safran Foer has done something both masterful and absolu ...Continua

L’ho amato tantissimo. Perché amiamo i libri che ci fanno piangere?

Non credo mi abbia preso come mi sarei aspettata facesse, credo anzi di aver odiato talmente tanto questo bambino, di un odio puro e genuino, che brucerò all'inferno.

Wrote 2/7/16
I had a high expectation of this book. I think someone has told me it is a great novel. I was shocked when I got started on this book. It does not meet my expectation as a novel. The different sections seem to be detached. The photos and illustratio...Continua
Ci sono cose che si perdono e poi con calma si ritrovano. Ma altre che si tengono strette nel pugno di una mano ma ormai sono perse davvero, qualcosa forse rimane sì, ma il pugno sembra terribilmente vuoto. Bello comunque, però a tratti "troppo". ...Continua
Wrote 9/15/14
Sweet, painful, tender, incredibly real. An amazing read to rethink the past, the present and the future through the eyes of a young boy who is overwhelmed by the death of his father. The story of a family throughout a century. Incredibly beautiful. ...Continua

Wrote Jun 18, 2010, 11:47
“I thought, it’s a shame that we have to live, but it’s a tragedy that we get to live only one life, because if I’d had two lives, I would have spent one of them with her.”
Pag. 133
Wrote Jun 18, 2010, 11:42
"I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live,..."
Pag. 184
Wrote Jun 18, 2010, 11:30
"... that's all anyone wants from anyone else, not love in itself but the knowledge that love is there, ..."
Pag. 130
Wrote Jun 18, 2010, 11:08
"It's the tragedy of loving, you can't love anything more than something you miss."
Pag. 208
Wrote Jun 18, 2010, 11:06
"I'm so afraid of losing something I love that I refuse to love anything"
Pag. 216

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