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A Model World by Michael Chabon
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Dec 09, 11

Read from December 05 to 09, 2011

I wasn't anywhere near as enamoured by this short story collection as I was by Kavalier and Clay. I felt that most of the stories in the first half of the book, under the heading "A Model World", were laden with characterising facts but never really went anywhere or connected emotionally at all. The story about the baseball player is perhaps the best in this portion of the book. The latter half, under "The Lost World", were stories surrounding the character of Nathan Shapiro. While it was interesting to watch his progression throughout the stories, the fact that they were each used as separate short stories and published in multiple publications hampers this feel of continuity and instead seems just to give a recurring name of a character to each of the stories.
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