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Kim Thúy

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Ru (2009)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Read in the Book Club in October 2014. Not a continuous story but more like a diary or memoirs. Detailed description of the experience of The Boat People from Vietnam. Sometimes shocking details of these refugees which make you feel disgusted and yet want to hail them as Life'...
Mãn (2013)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book is beautifully written and of course, Sheila Fischman's translation is as wonderful as ever. Like her first book, Ru, the story is told through a series of vignettes, sometimes of current events and sometimes of memories. The language is very poetic and evokes a sense o...
Der Geschmack der Sehnsucht (2014)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: It is such a pleasure to read Kim Thúy's elegant and poetic prose, the images she conjures with her words are unlike any other author that I know. Every line of this novel creates a clear, sometimes breathtaking, picture in the reader's mind. With that said, this book was remar...
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