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User Review  - nnschiller - LibraryThing

I loved the narrative in this story. Obreht does a wonderful job of switching voices and metaphors to tell a unified story. Is this a story about war in the Balkans? Is this a story about a woman and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ma_Washigeri - LibraryThing

This rates more than 3 stars. The story was interesting, the ideas also, the characters well drawn, the structure good. Should have made 4 stars but somehow the writing did not quite flow. If this is ... Read full review

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User Review  - ahgonzales - LibraryThing

It took me a while to get into this book - I was probably about a third of the way in before it really started to grab me. The writing is beautiful and I enjoyed the tangents the author uses to give ... Read full review

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User Review  - GingerbreadMan - LibraryThing

Ever since they used to go to see the tigers at the Belgrad zoo together, Natalia shares a special bond with her grandfather. He is a brilliant doctor, an unassuming man deeply affected by the two ... Read full review

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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

The Tige ۪s Wife never turned out much better than the sum of its often, but now always, excellent parts. The framing story is in the aftermath of a the former-Yugoslavian Civil Wars (although the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dmtcer - LibraryThing

The Tiger's Wife reminded me of reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez. There is a blend of magical realism and fantasy that comes from reading about the myths and legends of a society I know little or ... Read full review

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User Review  - suzabelle - LibraryThing

A little confusing as to who the Tiger's Wife was at first. Also confusing as to the main character's grandfather and who he really was and who his father was. Read full review

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User Review  - ibkennedy - LibraryThing

A remarkable story beautifully told and written. Read full review

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User Review  - FAR2MANYBOOKS - LibraryThing

I have to agree and quote a GR friend who said: "I lost patience with the tall tale telling but then I’m not a magical realism fan." Read full review


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