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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

53 Ratings: 2.8
Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Chabon
7 reviews about The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
This book is amazing. Its drawback is that's very long, so it's a serious commitment. But totally worth it.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
I suggest this book to every male in my life. I liked it too.
Quick Tip by . June 02, 2010
Quick Tip by . May 19, 2010
A brilliantly written book, but very difficult to read and get "into".
review by . August 27, 2009
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
“The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” by Michael Chabon (published in 2000) won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2001. It’s the wonderful story of Josef Kavalier who has escaped from Nazi-occupied Prague in 1939 and came to live with his 17-year old cousin Sam Klayman in Brooklyn. Joe is a talented artist and Sam (assuming the name Clay) a writer of adventure stories. Together they invent an anti-fascist superhero called the Escapist and have success in the burgeoning …
review by . May 01, 2008
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I was first introduced to Michael Chabon's work through the film adaptation of his second novel, Wonder Boys.  I immediately went out to purchase that book, loved it, and scouted around for more.  Luckily for me, it was around the same time that his third novel, The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, won the Pulitzer and began appearing in bookstores all over the place.    The novel follows a period in the life of Josef Kavalier, a young magician-in-training who escapes …
review by . January 02, 2009
Try the Yiddish Policeman's Union if you have a yiddische kopf.
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