Review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

IMG_3258Auteur: Jonathan Safran Foer
Titel: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Genre: Literatuur
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2006
ISBN: 9780141012698
Aantal bladzijden: 326
Gelezen: 6 – 18 januari

Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father’s closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace.

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