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The Falls

by Joyce Carol Oates

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The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates
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    Sep 2004, 400 pages
    Aug 2005, 512 pages

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A good book overall. The detail went on and on at times and I found myself skipping over it. This story covers a long period of time, so it is a little long. This is the first book I have read by this author, and I would probably read another.
Naval Langa

Lucid prose
To start a novel with a disaster is a novelty that is fading its shine perhaps. But the licidity of the prose the author, Joyce Carol Oates has poured onto the pages is wonderful. Its a page turning one.
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