The Sunlit Night

The Sunlit Night

by Rebecca Dinerstein


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The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein

From a beguiling new voice, an irresistible debut novel—which Jonathan Safran Foer calls as "lyrical as a poem, psychologically rich as a thriller."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632861146
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 650,469
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

REBECCA DINERSTEIN is the author of Lofoten, a bilingual English-Norwegian collection of poems. She received her B.A. from Yale and her M.F.A. in Fiction from New York University, where she was a Rona Jaffe Graduate Fellow. She lives in Brooklyn. Follow her on Twitter @beckydinerstein.

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The Sunlit Night 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sometimes I read reviews before, but I ALWAYS read them afterwards and I was shocked at how many bad reviews this book received. I almost feel like there is some passive-aggressive anti-Semitic feelings are involved, although I would prefer to hope not. I thought that this book was very interesting and well written with an interesting perspective. I, too, am an artist, who was never encouraged to pursue art (or any creative avenues) as viable employment. I understood all the frustration that entails, all the talk about light, the need to prove yourself, and living in a competitive and critical house. The fear of love and sex; not being loved or lovable; failing or succeeding, only to fail anyway. I think it’s all described in beautiful settings, by beautifully flawed characters. Isn’t that what an author is supposed to do for us?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've spent far too many nights trying to finish this tale. Flow is not an adjective pertinent to this book. From moments of lyrical descriptions to crazy inserted random was like she dropped her note cards and just inserted them anywhere while chasing a quick rabbit. I kept reading for book club AND to see where Yasha ended. He was my favorite voice and solid character. I'm interested in hearing how the author speaks of her work. Don't waste your money.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pure Drudgery-couldn't even finish this book