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DAY FOR NIGHT

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Brilliant plotting, haunting characters and an elegiac tone distinguish this dazzling novel by Reiken (The Lost Legends of New Jersey, 2000, etc.).Criticized for his books' many plot coincidences, Charles Dickens claimed that those who don't notice coincidence in their lives simply don't have their eyes open. Reiken seems to hold similar views on concatenation, dexterously using "coincidence" to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beth Browne - Goodreads

I was very excited about this book at first. I loved the magical aspect of the mysterious female character and I liked the writing which was interesting and engaging. But after about the third ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

It's like A Visit From the Goon Squad with less rock-and-roll and more Jewish mysticism. This is not usually the type of book I get that into...I have a low "weird and confusing" tolerance, but it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Ironically, at the end of the novel the narrator states, "some of this story may seem puzzling or may not fit". That was how I felt throughout the novel. I stuck with it though so the story was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Near the end of Frederick Reiken's powerful novel Day for Night, one character says of another, "... if I thought hard enough, I'd come to understand her purpose." With Reiken's novel, I feel the ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Cooper - Goodreads

This book, made up of separate yet connected stories, started promisingly with an almost mystical aura in the opening stanza. From then on, however, it was hit and miss. One story would have me hooked ... Read full review

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User Review  - Judith - Goodreads

I still don't completely understand what I've read. Everything centers around a Holocaust story about 500 assassinated Jewish men, of whom allegedly one or two escaped. We follow 10 different ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lori - Goodreads

This book was really wierd. From a literary standpoint you could say it is creative and in parts really well written, but I never quite figured out the "point" of the book. The book is 326 pages ... Read full review

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User Review  - Debi - Goodreads

So far I can't put this book down. The author has a fantastic way of weaving various characters into the storyline, leaving me wondering how all of them will eventually tie together. Once again this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy Spencer - Goodreads

While reading this book, sometimes I would like it, and sometimes it I would not - it would get too weird. It did all come together in the end, so the point that was trying to be made, was made. THank heavens for that. Read full review

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