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Review: Netherland

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

Hans van den Broek is a man adrift. Recently separated from his wife Rachel, who has returned to her native England with the couple's young son, Hans is in his mid30s and still living out of a suitcase in the Chelsea Hotel in 2003, a temporary situation that seems to have become permanent after Hans and Rachel fled their Tribeca loft in the wake of September 11, 2001. Left behind by his family in ... Read full review

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User Review  - photonegative - LibraryThing

This book, for me, was basically the reading equivalent of watching a cricket match. It might make sense to someone, but that someone is not me. If I wasn't reading this for book discussion, I definitely wouldn't have finished it. Read full review

NETHERLAND

User Review  - Kirkus

Novelist and memoirist O'Neill (Blood-Dark Track: A Family History, 2001, etc.), born in Ireland and raised in Holland, goes for broke in this challenging novel set largely in post-9/11 New York City ... Read full review

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User Review  - abitmorejerry - LibraryThing

I have had a few goes at trying to get into this book but finally gave up. Almost 100 pages into it and it is still just mundane drivel. Kind of like a Seinfeld episode but without any trace of humour ... Read full review

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User Review  - benjcallen - LibraryThing

The best thing about Netherland is the writing style--it is full of beautiful metaphors and pithy observations. But after reading it I was left with the feeling that I missed something, and I wish ... Read full review

Netherland

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Hans van den Broek, the main character in this ruminative third novel (and fourth book) by Irish/Turkish/English author O'Neill (Blood-Dark Track), is a Dutch-transplanted Londoner working in New York ... Read full review

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User Review  - LiterateHousewife - LibraryThing

Couldn't finish it. It wasn't for me. Read full review


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