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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

3.5*** In an unnamed Balkan country, a young woman tries to find answers to her grandfather’s death. She knew he was ill, but not why he was in a small town far from home when he died. As she searches ... Read full review

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User Review  - jenngv - LibraryThing

Parts of this book were difficult to read, but it was well written. Because I know so little about this war torn area, it is hard to imagine, but Obreht does a wonderful job in bringing it to reality. Read full review

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User Review  - Shiraloo - LibraryThing

I wanted to like this one but it was too wordy, too steeped in folklore for me to really understand the point of the story. Why the tiger? I have no idea. The main plot centered around a granddaughter ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

If you were going to find an amazing balance between realism and fairy tales, this is the where you are going to find it. The Tiger's Wife is a combination of the story of a woman's journey through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bagpuss - LibraryThing

Several stories weave like threads through this – at times - supernatural tale. The main story involves a young doctor called Natalia, whose beloved Grandfather has recently died. He was ill but had ... Read full review

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User Review  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

Audiobook. An ambitious book. Narrative back and forth over time in the time of the civil war in the balkans during late 80s and 90s. A young girl. The story of her grandfather. I did not patiently ... Read full review

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User Review  - otterley - LibraryThing

I found this book disappointingly arid and over written. And I do enjoy magic realism - but this never really takes off into the world of fantasy and the imagination. It may be because the 'real ... Read full review

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User Review  - CherieDooryard - LibraryThing

I was an English major. As a result, I now avoid contemporary literary fiction as I was forced to closely examine too many ponderous, overworked tomes that minutely explore the concept of death. And ... Read full review

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User Review  - ladydriver - Overstock.com

did not enjoy this book do not recommend it Read full review


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