Brian's Reviews > Let the Great World Spin

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
M 50x66
's review

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2010

I had my doubts a couple of chapters into this novel, wondering how Colum McCann would pull together what seemed to be a bunch of vaguely related short character stories. But as he masterfully gave voice to each new character, I was drawn in more and more, and began to see how they were all connected, and to appreciate McCann's brilliance. I can say without a doubt that he does manage to pull off a feat nearly as amazing as the tightrope walker who serves as the backdrop. This is definitely going to land on my favorite book list this year.
flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Let the Great World Spin.
Sign In »

Reading Progress

January 7, 2010 – Shelved
January 7, 2010 – Shelved as: 2010
Started Reading
May 14, 2010 – Finished Reading

No comments have been added yet.