Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Life and art, death and transfiguration reverberate with protean intensity in the late (1953-2003) Chilean author's final work: a mystery and quest novel of unparalleled richness.Published posthumously in a single volume, despite its author's instruction that it appear as five distinct novels, it's a symphonic envisioning of moral and societal collapse, which begins with a mordantly amusing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie at All Ears - Goodreads

I have been wanting to read this book for months. It has received numerous awards, has a high star rating (4.15!), and is even on the ultimate '1001 Books to Read Before You Die' list. And yet... I ... Read full review

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User Review  - heather - Goodreads

Introduction I've spent the past 3 months reading this book, and I finished it a few minutes ago. And I must say, I feel triumphant. It's a monster at about 890 pages. It's often noted that before ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tommy - Goodreads

This is a difficult review for me because 2666 is not a traditional story. There is no specific plot, resolution or even conflict critical to the story. It's basically consists of five somewhat ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Leckband - Goodreads

The most beautiful abstract painting I ever saw was when I stood three feet in front of Monet's Water Lilies in the Orangerie Museum in Paris. Getting lost in the swirls of green and blue was like ... Read full review

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User Review  - SB - Goodreads

Whew, I feel so accomplished and so sad now that it's all over. This book took over my life for the past ten days and I still feel like it's incomplete, that I'm not done with it, that somewhere ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

People who know of such things tell me that all the stuff you've heard or read about Bolano is true. You should know before you read this review that I'm not interested in any of that. I can't even be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachael - Goodreads

Wow. Did I miss something with this book? I think it could have been trimmed down to 1/2 it's length. Maybe it would have been better divided up into different novels as originally intended (for me ... Read full review

Good I think

User Review  - csprite08 -

I gave this book to a friend for a gift. They said they liked it but I dont know for sure. But as usual no hassle with Overstock getting the book. Read full review

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User Review  - shawn - Goodreads

this is a very strange book, one that is difficult to discuss or review. the clearest picture of it comes from reading this review i found after i finished it -- written by Sam Sacks for Open Letters ... Read full review

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