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A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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Jul 17, 2011

liked it
bookshelves: 2011, 2010

I really liked this book, but I struggled with it's claim to be a novel. I felt that it read more easily as a collection of short stories with a running theme throughout. Perhaps it wasn't supposed to be read easily - maybe that was the intention and I have missed that point somewhat.

I liked the sarcastic and ironic attitude of the prose but felt as though I wasn't really cool enough to be too close to it.

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