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The Underwater Welder (2012)

by Jeff Lemire(Favorite Author)
4.05 of 5 Votes: 4
1603090746 (ISBN13: 9781603090742)
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review 1: I agree with the reviewer who said that they enjoyed the novel but that it left them feeling empty. I appreciate the mood created for the underwater environment - it is such a unique, other wordly feeling to be that far down. However, I think felt that the symbolism was very surface-level, it is about a man who can't let go of his father's death. He is stuck in the past, and can't move on. Overall, I recommend as it isn't too time consuming to read and has a good story.
review 2: Dull and predictable. Damon Lindelof (Lost) writes in the intro that it felt like a Twilight Zone episode, and it did, but an uninteresting one. I expected an unexpected trust in the end, but I got precisely what I imagined was coming a few pages in. I read all the way through, antici
... morepating that ending, and now I am irritated in spite of the fact I told myself I should have stopped wasting my time and move onto something I liked right away. less
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Nothing short of beautiful. Lemire at his best.
Really enjoyed this one. Great concept.
So involved by this novell. Stunning.
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