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Karen Joy Fowler

3.34 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Karen Joy Fowler
What I Didn't See: Stories (2002)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This falls somewhere around three and a half stars for me, but I'm giving it the benefit of the doubt because I didn't read it in my medium of choice. While I'm now okay with the occasional ebook, I don't think it's the ideal medium for short story collections. I want to be able ...
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (2013)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: An intriguing novel that prosaically is nothing spectacular, although credit must be given to the author for making this outlandish idea work. The protagonist, Rosemary Cooke, can be very difficult to identify with but this is (I think) entirely intentional. Considering her stor...
Wit's End (2008)
2.73 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I did enjoy it, but had a hard time keeping track of who was who and where the plot was going. I am finding this to be true in general of this author's books, though I keep checking them out at the library and enjoying them. Santa Cruz itself was probably the best developed "char...
What I Didn't See and Other Stories (2002)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: A beautiful collection of delicate, strange fiction. Fowler ranges from grim totalitarian environments to gentle reflections on loss with a light touch and a capacity for invoking unfathomable inner darkness without giving way to despair. In my favorite story in the collection, F...
The Case of the Imaginary Detective (2008)
2.73 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Well I'm not quite sure how I want to word this.... I gave the book three stars, but two and a half is more like it. I kept reading the book, not knowing if it was because of the author's writing (which really is quite good) or my own quest to find the story.I think the jacket co...
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