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Rumaan Alam

Autor(a) de Leave the World Behind

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About the Author

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Obras de Rumaan Alam

Leave the World Behind (2020) 2,217 cópias
Rich and Pretty (2016) 356 cópias
That Kind of Mother (2018) 277 cópias
Entitlement 2 cópias
There Are Flowers in Ohio (2022) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Things to Come and Go: Three Stories (1983) — Introdução, algumas edições16 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
20th century
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Educação
Oberlin College
Ocupação
novelist
short-story writer

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I'm not really sure what I just read. No one knows what happened and it just ended. I can say that it kept me reading, waiting to find out what was going on. But I am left without knowing.
 
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greenbee | outras 133 resenhas | Apr 21, 2024 |
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Amanda und Clay wollen mit ihren beiden Kindern eine unbeschwerte Ferienwoche auf Long Island verbringen. In einem Haus am Ende der Welt, weit weg von allem. Doch mitten in der Nacht steht dort plötzlich ein älteres, schwarzes Ehepaar vor der Tür. Die beiden behaupten, das Haus gehöre ihnen. Sie berichten, dass ganz New York im Dunkeln liege, das Leben an der Ostküste komplett lahmgelegt sei. Hier draussen jedoch, an diesem abgeschiedenen Ort, ohne Internet, Handy- oder Fernsehempfang, wissen Amanda und Clay nicht, was sie davon halten sollen. Können sie den beiden trauen?
Rumaan Alam hat einen modernen Klassiker geschrieben. Einen brillanten Gesellschaftsroman, der sich mit den brennenden Fragen unserer Zeit auseinandersetzt - mit der Irrationalität unseres Lebensstils, sozialem Status, Rassismus und mit einer Welt, die unerwartet aus den Fugen gerät ...
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ela82 | outras 133 resenhas | Mar 23, 2024 |
This book is closer to a 2.5 rating. I feel like this book, had the opportunity to have such a psychological pull within its plot; however, there were too many things left, obscured or for my imagination to make up that left me feeling like the story was incomplete. There is potential for this plot to go somewhere, but I feel like it just kept dropping in engagement. This was a book I listened to the audiobook for on my way to and from work. If the book was in hand I probably would have DNF the book. I am happy that I completed it, but I’m not sure I would recommend it because it feels incomplete. I picked up this book so that I could read the author’s perspective of the plot before watching the upcoming movie that will be released. I usually watch anything that Julia Roberts is in and will still watch this film, but I’m not as excited for it as I was before reading the book. The stars were for potential of plot, setting, and type of story.… (mais)
 
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mybookloveobsession | outras 133 resenhas | Mar 12, 2024 |

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Obras
8
Also by
1
Membros
2,866
Popularidade
#8,947
Avaliação
½ 3.4
Resenhas
163
ISBNs
52
Idiomas
8

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