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Fugitive Pieces is a book about memory and forgetting. How is it possible to love the living when our hearts are still with the dead? What is the difference between what historical fact tells us and what we remember? More than that, the novel is a meditation on the power of language to free our souls and allow us to find our own destinies. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Fugitive Pieces, by Anne Michaels, is a very poetic piece. Although written as a novel, it was like reading a very long poem in which the words were beautifully crafted together... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sam Couture Reviews
Most of this book likely went over my head, but the writing is so achingly beautiful it doesn't even matter. Read morePublished 24 months ago by R. A. Kerr
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The imagery in this book is in a league of its own. I'm not the least bit surprised to see that the author is a poet as well. Read morePublished on Nov. 22 2007 by Richard de Almeida
This entertaining page-turner was a pure joy to experience. Rarely does a novel come along that perfectly incorporates history with fiction to produce a piece of literature that... Read morePublished on March 20 2003 by Tom Kapsimalis
This book will be a classic. Anne Michaels has written the best book I have ever read! Read it!
It is amazing.
The diction, literary devises, etc. are wonderful. Read more
The beginning of this book was greatly written, but throughout the rest of the book I was lost. It kept switching from different perspectives and to different times. Read morePublished on March 18 2002 by Cindy Willson
This is one of the most powerful books I've ever read. The power of her poetry, her words, is astounding. It was like waking from a dream...Published on Feb. 10 2002 by Marc J. Fine
Fugitive Pieces is filled with stunningly written prose that makes you stop and ponder. Although I appreciate the prose, the book lacks any type of plot, and the characters are so... Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2002