Long, weird but pleasing read from a gifted writer
Here I Am, By Jonathan Safran Foer
What happens when a wunderkind has a midlife crisis? The answer might be something like Here I Am, Jonathan Safran Foer’s extremely long and incredibly weird third novel. Here I Am begins in domestic stasis and veers, halfway through, into imagined geopolitical catastrophe. In other words, the novel itself has a midlife crisis.
What’s up? Whither the prodigy who published the dazzling, irritating, profound Everything is Illuminated at 25, and the just-plain-irritating Extremely...
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