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Jean Hanff Korelitz

Forfatter af The Plot

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Jean Hanff Korelitz was born and raised in New York City and graduated from Dartmouth College and Clare College, Cambridge. She is the author of the novels A Jury of Her Peers, The White Rose and Admission, as well as Interference Powder, a novel for middle grade readers, and The Properties of vis mere Breath, a collection of poetry. Her newest novel, You Should Have Known, made the New York Times bestseller list. A film version of Admission starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Lily Tomlin was released in March 2013. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Jean Hanff Korelitz

The Plot (2021) 1,456 eksemplarer
Det burde du have vidst (2013) 800 eksemplarer
Admission (2009) 651 eksemplarer
The Latecomer (2022) 492 eksemplarer
The Sabbathday River (1999) 203 eksemplarer
The Devil and Webster (2017) 130 eksemplarer
The White Rose (2004) 100 eksemplarer
A Jury of Her Peers (1996) 82 eksemplarer
Interference Powder (2003) 15 eksemplarer
Properties of Breath (1988) 3 eksemplarer

Associated Works

Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write About Real Sex (2011) — Bidragyder — 103 eksemplarer
Admission [2013 film] (2013) — Original book — 49 eksemplarer

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It felt slow with no indication of “the plot” initially. I’m guessing it was done intentionally as there were suddenly “plots” everywhere. I find the main character to be unconventional and pretentious…initially, then somewhat obsessed with finding the truth regarding his former student. He expended more energy and research on the story behind the story. He learned how to become a better writer as one who cared about the story versus one wanting fame and fortune from the story.

Jacob Finch Bonner dreamed of being an accomplished writer/author but lacked the dedication and ambition to follow through with the work needed to achieve a lofty goal. He travels to Ripley College in Vermont where there is a 3-week graduate study symposium. He sets out on a fact-finding mission which only serves to stir up questions of morality and plagiarism.… (mere)
marquis784 | 126 andre anmeldelser | Feb 14, 2024 |
I really didn't like this book at first (basically, all of the Oppenheimers suck) and was very close to abandoning it. But I decided to give it one more shot, and to my surprise I started to like it, and having made it to the end (a very satisfying ending, which I wasn't expecting), I can say I'm really glad I stuck with it. Messy family stories don't always work for me, but the author kind of brilliantly pulls this one off.

One thing I really appreciated about this book was Korelitz' portrayal of Jonas, the Mormon roommate, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a whole. Sure, most of the characters thought Mormons were nuts, but the narrative is not only respectful of LDS beliefs and culture, it is astonishingly accurate and fair, something I'm not used to seeing from non-member writers.… (mere)
AngelClaw | 40 andre anmeldelser | Feb 9, 2024 |
Wonderful book with foreshadowing throughout. Loved very page.
mamabooks49 | 40 andre anmeldelser | Feb 5, 2024 |
Excellent read. Admission has so many meanings. Main character an admission officer, but she is finds she has so many other events in her life she has not allowed herself to admit.
bentstoker | 61 andre anmeldelser | Jan 26, 2024 |



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