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I read this book my junior year in high school, and it blew. me. away. It still holds up as one of the most compelling, suspenseful and intelligent novels ever. An almost perfect work.
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I was leery of fiction dealing with 9/11 and its aftermath, but this wasn't as bad as I worried it would be. Jay McInerney can spin a yarn, and though it isn't as compelling or substantial as it could be, it still works. Damning with faint praise I k...more
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" So, I've got this little disorder. Just this one: Once I begin reading a book, I am compelled to finish it. Regardless of how much I dislike it, I continue to pick up the book... continue to read.

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