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Valeria Luiselli

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13+ verk 3,128 medlemmar 137 recensioner 6 favoritmärkta

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Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983 and grew up in South Africa. A novelist (Faces in the Crowd) and essayist (Sidewalks), he work has been the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 award.

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Highly recommended as a succinct and compassionate introduction to the refugee crisis that has been unfolding in the US.
 
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mmcrawford | 27 andra recensioner | Dec 5, 2023 |
WINNER OF THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2021 Explores what holds a family and society together and what pulls them apart. It juxtaposes rich, poetic prose with direct storytelling.
 
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MBPortlandLibrary | 58 andra recensioner | Sep 14, 2023 |
(7.5)I have been anticipating reading this book for a few years, especially after reading [American Dirt]. If I remember correctly, Luiselli was critical of [[Jeanine Cummins]], for sensationalizing a very serious situation in her book. I personally found [American Dirt] a page-turner and thought it drew my attention to the crisis.
Not so, in this novel. I found it slow moving and struggled to engage with the individual members in this family. I found both parents portrayed were self-absorbed and very focused on pursuing their career paths. The road trip sounded tedious for the children. I, also wondered if there was an autobiographical element to the story. The story finally gains momentum when the son picks up the narrative and this section saved the book from a lower rating by me. However, this section was also written in solid text of one single long sentence! I recommend you make time to read it in one sitting, possibly the purpose of this devise.… (mer)
 
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HelenBaker | 58 andra recensioner | Jul 31, 2023 |
There's something about how she explores the lines of literature v experience, not gimmicky meta but just looking at characters and people. This book is great on its own and also as a starting point for understanding her later works.
 
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Kiramke | 16 andra recensioner | Jun 27, 2023 |

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Verk
13
Även av
6
Medlemmar
3,128
Popularitet
#8,169
Betyg
3.8
Recensioner
137
ISBN
114
Språk
11
Favoritmärkt
6

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