Homesick for Another World

Homesick for Another World

Book - 2017
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"In 14 ... stories, Moshfegh examines characters and situations too weird to be real and too real to be fiction, with themes of alienation, ennui, displacement, sexual neuroses, and addiction"--Publisher's Weekly.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2017
ISBN: 9780399562884
0399562885
Characteristics: 294 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: MOSHFEGH, O

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rexhazell
Jan 07, 2018

Great read - highly recommended!

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lizbeth51
Aug 03, 2017

No, I don't recommend this at all. It is certainly "confrontational and challenging" but what makes it worth reading? It's basically looking at people we wouldn't want to be involved with if we knew the disgusting, wasted lives as shown here. I see no value in this sort of writing, by a very talented writer, by the way, unless it's so you can see the life you never want to have. Yuck!

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gbpic13
May 02, 2017

all killer no filler

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xiaojunbpl12
Apr 26, 2017

"Dancing in the Moonlight" maybe the only story that I resonate with, in lucidity and hilarity. Notwithstanding, every other story intrigues me likewise (and more). Trifle and decorous that the grotesque and despondent have become, while the hope and longings I could connect with.

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MikeEe
Apr 10, 2017

Here you will find little gems of weirdness.

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