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Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Gemma - Goodreads

Stephen Dau is talented, this I believe. I'm very much looking forward to his future work. Now that that's out of the way, let me say that while this is definitely skillful prose, I don't think this ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

I had mixed feelings about this novel. The writing is eloquent, but is written in snippets, so that the effect becomes very choppy and kind of off-putting. I think this comes down to a personal ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Troy - Goodreads

This book started with a lot of promise but as it went along I lost interest. I finished the book with some quick speed reading. The book became slow and cumbersome even in its simple prose style. I ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Good grief. Taking a quick look at the other reviews for this book, I feel like, Ehhhh, I really don't have much to say about this one. The beginning was great and the writing was great. But ooph, the ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

I listened to Audible version of this book. Considered it just OK.... Perhaps, if I had read it, I might feel more enthusiastic about it. Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

A sketchy book of a 15 year-old boy whose family was killed in a Muslim Country during a United States raid. The book bounces back and fourth from Jonas, to the US Military man named Christopher (who ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Ashlyn - Goodreads

It helped that I read a lot of this book at the Hershey Spa, so I was totally relaxed and focused. At the Spa there is even a quiet room where you cannot talk and no one can talk to you (unless they ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Sara Latta - Goodreads

The lives behind collateral damage Fifteen-year-old Younis is injured and orphaned when a US military raid gone awry hits his village in an unnamed Muslim country that resembles Afghanistan. With the ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Wayne - Goodreads

I loved this short novel and read it slowly, savoring sentences and small chapters. Subtly and simply details the devastation of war from multiple perspectives, but much more hopeful than devastating. The cover and symbolic short parable blew me away. A perfect fit for this richly textured story. Read full review

Review: The Book of Jonas

User Review  - Amy Franklin-Willis - Goodreads

Stephen Dau's debut novel is a touching, poignant, painful look at the lives of three people whose futures are caught up in the aftermath of an American troop attack on a fictional Middle Eastern ... Read full review


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