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A Tale for the Time Being
Name: A Tale for the Time Being
Author: Ruth Ozeki
Language: English
ISBN: 0670026638
ISBN13: 9780670026630
Genres: Fiction
Publisher: Viking Adult
First publish: 2013
review1: This book amazed and delighted me. It's a fascinating story, told in great voices and with compelling detail. (Although I bought the book some time ago, I'd put off reading it. The title and the cover design didn't speak to me. Attention fellow authors: Covers do matter!) Ozeki brings to her story her understanding of Japanese culture and her knowledge of Buddhist teachings. (Well, she's a Buddhist priest after all...) How many books combine Zen lessons and principles of quantum physics? But the book is more than just thought-provoking. It's emotionally charged and at various times horrifying, poignant and gripping. After the first fifty pages, I found it hard to put it down. No wonder Ozeki was nominated for the Booker Prize. The surprise is that she didn't win... more
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