I've been grabbing every Eggers book I can get my hands on since I came across "A Heartbreaking Work...." This displays Eggers story telling ability on a grand, not-so-self-absorbed level. I was inspired. And the reading is one of the best readings I've ever listened to, Dion Graham really brought the story of Atchuk Deng to life.
I'm all for experimental structure and new methods of story telling, but this is like listening to nails on a chalkboard. Admittedly, i only got 1/2 way through before putting it down, but i think his unconventional narrative was wreaking havoc on the language portals of my brain. so, i put it down for medical reasons.
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