Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Revisiting Dave Eggers

I remember when I first discovered Dave Eggers and how much I loved A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and What is the What.  Thus, it was with great excitement that I picked up Eggers' newest novel.  While A Hologram for the King is an easy and unique read, I found several elements to be lackluster, including the dialogue, which is usually one of Eggers' strengths.  I commend Eggers for taking on so many disparate topics and settings in his novels, but I did not enjoy this book nearly as much as his earlier works. 

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