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Illumination night

Alice Hoffman

Illumination night

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAliceHoffman.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17175414M
ISBN 100333455878

  'Daringly mixing comedy with tragedy, and the quotidian with the fabulous, she has created a narrative that somehow makes myth out of the sticky complexities of contemporary marriage Hoffman writes so simply about human passions that her characters are branded on to one's memory' The New York Times.


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I enjoyed this book for the most part. The one thing that bugged me however, is why the title was Illumination Night. Illumination night book lighting of lanterns played a very small part in the story. And I didn't feel that any of the characters found "illumination" by the end. Only Jody moved on, every one else simply moved back into a pre existing comfort zone.4/4().

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This was a lot of sad people leading slow, boring lives. In the end, I was not able to finish it. I keep reading the critical acclaim for Hoffman's books and falling for it, but never again/5(61).

In ''Illumination Night,'' women, with their sexual longings and inexplicable fears, also hold center stage, but the men are more of a presence - the Giant in particular. At moments, ''Fortune's Daughter'' reached a crazed intensity, with the characters tossed this way and that by mysterious, seemingly exernal forces.

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