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User Review  - TheAmpersand - LibraryThing

I still haven't made my mind up about "The Tiger's Wife," and I don't know if my conflicted feelings about the book have more to do with the book itself or how I'm supposed to think about it. Let me ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimgysin - LibraryThing

This is basically three nonlinear tales in one, revolving around a young doctor named Natalia, her grandfather, and the young woman with the eponymous nickname. In the course of trying to find out ... Read full review

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User Review  - CindaMac - LibraryThing

The Tiger’s Wife is set in the former Yugoslavia in the period before and after the Serbo-Croatian War, but it was difficult to tell which “side” was which. That could have been intentional, however ... Read full review

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User Review  - byshieldmaiden - LibraryThing

While many rave reviews, I just could not get into this story. The writing was a little too exuberant and at times came across as a bit weighty and while all books have flaws, I could not get past some of the extraneous verbiage and the oft meandering plot. Read full review

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User Review  - streamsong - LibraryThing

In this novel, author Tea Obrecht draws on folktales from her childhood in Serbia to weave a story with two timelines. The first is of Natalia Stefanovic, a doctor in the late 1990's . War is raging ... Read full review

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User Review  - jjaylynny - LibraryThing

I'm not quite sure how a book which was written so beautifully did not engage me more. I feel totally unconnected with the experience of having read it. I wonder if I would have been more caught up ... Read full review

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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

I was skeptical about this book because it had been so overhyped. But I loved it. I thought it was really original with a unique voice. I liked Obreht's style quite a bit. And there's enough here to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Raeadav - LibraryThing

I don't get this book. I'm not much for symbolism, so if the entire message of this book is cloaked in symbolism, then that's why I don't get it. Nothing makes sense. Some parts of the stories held my ... Read full review

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

Probably if I had known that this book had a magical realism theme I would not have downloaded it. I am not a big fan of magical realism although I know others are. The unreality of the story takes ... Read full review

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