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Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Special Topics in Calamity Physics

shmoo, July 22, 2010

If you happen to like gimmicks, then buy this book. Personally, I don't. I actually liked (not loved) this book at the beginning. But the kooky and unpredictable decay into postmodern whodunnit to me is Pessl's dodging responsibility to the story and its characters. Sorry to say it ruined the story for me.
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