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Madeleine Thien

3.68 of 5 Votes: 1
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Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This book is a masterpiece. The subject is often disturbing (atrocities of the Khmer Rouge) yet is gripping and interesting as presented by Madeleine. I learned a great deal about this terrible time through this book. I loved how the author told the story through the lives of pe...
Armastatud ja kardetud (2011)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Thien's grasp of threads is immediately disarming. The initial chapters invite you into a warm pool of confusion, of loss, of missing pieces. As the story progresses, as "Mei" recounts her childhood being ripped from her under the Khmer Rouge communism, Thien's true talents as a ...
Flüchtige Seelen (2011)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I should start by admitting that I rarely read books with this kind of harrowing subject matter because I find them too distressing. But there is a gentle beauty to Madeleine's writing that enables you to keep reading, despite the atrocities being described.Like Elliot Perlman's ...
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