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Review: Family Ties

User Review  - Matthew Mattia - Goodreads

It's difficult for me to discuss my feelings on this with any clear sense. If this had been my first Lispector book, and had not been translated by Giovanni Ponterio (who Ben Moser has legitimately ... Read full review

Review: Family Ties

User Review  - AM - Goodreads

Knowing that I love Haruki Murakami and having read Murakami's short story collection, After the Quake, a good friend of mine recommended this collection of short stories by Brazilian author Clarice ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hamish - Goodreads

Reminds me a bit of Chekhov in her use of short life vignettes and the emphasis on epiphanies. Reminds me a bit of Woolf in her focus on inner life (an examination of the difference between Woolf's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenelle - Goodreads

I'm being a little generous. Read full review

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User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

A couple very pretty stories but for the most part not really my cup of tea. Lispector focuses more on the minutiae and emotional interiors of her characters than any real story or dialogue. I thought ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rita De Oliveira - Goodreads

Lovely! Read full review

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User Review  - Grammaticus Kidco - Goodreads

Love - the wrecking epiphany while coming back with groceries .. Read full review

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User Review  - DS West - Goodreads

Stories of people who experience or acknowledge the transcendental idea, but are not prepared to engage it--horror of what might otherwise be appreciated as a kind enlightenment. Lispector's fictions ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

Lispector's characters make me think of the Almodovar film title "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" - they are all at something of a crisis point, major or minor; sometimes the anguish is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Noreen - Goodreads

The Literarians book group at the Merc loved this, as did I. Quirky, haunting stories in the existential mode by a Brazilian writer that deserves much wider recognition. Thanks to Marina Heck and Idra Novey for recommending her. Read full review


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