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A Certain Kind of Light by Thomas            Moore
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Sep 25, 2013

really liked it

A good exploration of the disconnection felt by suburban teens in the 21st century, and the ways that social media has furthered rather than lessened that distance. It finally takes an Acid-fueled explosion of emotion and sensory overload to connect the Narrator to the world. Even when that happens, the narrator is so alienated even from himself that the reader is never quite sure if sex is or isn 't happening--if the narrator is imagining himself to be the other people in his life or not as the sex is happening (if it is). A very clever book. Recommended.
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September 25, 2013 – Shelved
September 25, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
September 27, 2013 – Started Reading
September 29, 2013 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Thomas (new) - added it

Thomas Moore Thanks a lot J! I really appreciate that. I'll be picking up Silencing Orpheus this week - looking forward to reading it!


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