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Johanna Skibsrud

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The Sentimentalists (2012)
2.65 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Convoluted sentence structure took a bit of getting in to but I settled with it quite happily after a short while. Some incredible passages of prose that really describe things that us non-authors are unable to put into words. Those bits blew me away. The general mood and atmosph...
The Sentimentalists. Johanna Skibsrud (2011)
2.66 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This Scotiabank Giller Prize book is a bit slow at first detailing the break up of the family unit. But the eventually we learn the somewhat predictable parts and eventually the horrific details come to light of why a Vietnam veteran may have escaped to Canada legally instead of ...
This Will Be Difficult to Explain and Other Stories (2012)
2.75 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I almost gave this two stars, but I did enjoy a few of the stories, particularly the first one about the young woman who is working in France. Skibsrud's first book, The Sentimentalists, was beautiful, cerebral and poetic. These short stories are at times not comprehensible to me...
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