Reviews

GREAT HOUSE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A many-drawered writing desk resonates powerfully but for different reasons with the various characters in this novel about loss and retrieval from Krauss (The History of Love, 2005, etc.).This brain-stretching novel travels back and forth across years and continents. In 1972 New York, a young novelist named Nadia spends one magical evening with a Chilean poet, Daniel, who then returns to Chile ... Read full review

Review: Great House

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

Nicole Krauss blossomed onto the literary scene in 2005 with the publication of her first novel, THE HISTORY OF LOVE. Popular, critically acclaimed and shortlisted for a number of prestigious prizes, it poised her as a young author to watch. It's been five years since then, and Krauss is back with GREAT HOUSE a series of stories linked, on one level, by common themes, and on a much more prosaic ... Read full review

User reviews

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Décevant. Il est difficile de s'identifier aux personnages. De plus, en présentant 4 personnages à 4 époques différentes, qui ont tous été en contact avec un bureau, il est difficile de faire les liens et de s'y retrouver.

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Beautifully written story but I had a need to re-read it since I couldn't connect the characters. Nov. 3, 2010 on Kindle

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All reviews - 87
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