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Reviews of The Arsonists' City

sasha
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Mar 29 2021 – 09:23 AM

Powerful!

Idris Nasr, a Lebanese doctor living in America, announces to his family that he is selling his...

m_08
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Mar 28 2021 – 10:42 PM

Not bad

This is a very nice book I must say I did really enjoy this very much this book is not my...

abondthroughbooks
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Mar 10 2021 – 06:54 PM

Stunning

The Arsonists' City is everything you want out of a family saga. The setting is one I have not...

suefeinauer
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Mar 10 2021 – 04:16 PM

Loved it!

When the patriarch of the family dies, it’s decided that the ancestral home in Beirut should be...

cbisker
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Mar 09 2021 – 10:03 AM

Intriguing!

The Arsonists’ City by Hala Alyan begins with one very stark and totally unexpected sentence:...

runiechica
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Mar 06 2021 – 02:39 AM

Remarkable Story

This book was beautiful and from the prologue I was entranced. It’s a difficult book to...

darcia
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Mar 02 2021 – 07:51 AM

Slow Family Drama

The Arsonists’ City is a well written expansive drama focusing on family dynamics and...

bonbon84
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Feb 23 2021 – 12:52 AM

Wow!

Wow just wow! This was absolutely magical. A book that I will read again and again and again. I...

tynille
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Jan 19 2021 – 01:07 PM

AMAZING

This book has layers upon layers and each layer is AMAZING! The depth and details in this book...

audioshelf
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Jan 07 2021 – 03:04 PM

Beautiful!

An absolutely beautiful book! An emotional story that travels through time and continents....

iha
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Jan 07 2021 – 11:26 AM

Great story about family

Hala Alyan's writing is always so beautiful. This text focuses on the intricacies of familial...

bibliophile2020
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Jan 05 2021 – 09:24 PM

Meh

When I started this book, I had such high hopes for it. The first impression had seemed...

sphecht
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Jan 04 2021 – 01:01 PM

So far so good

I have not finished this book yet. So far it is holding my attention. I really like the...

booklover1996
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Jan 04 2021 – 08:31 AM

Good book

Good book. Couldn't put it down. Cover fits into what the book is about. The blurb is still...

purplebanana0808
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Jan 03 2021 – 03:04 PM

Intriguing

I always like to start my reviews by describing the book in one word and for this book, that word...

kmg7777
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Jan 03 2021 – 02:28 PM

Slow Burn

Alternating between a young woman in the first blushes of love (both with a man and performing)...

kennapettigrew
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Jan 03 2021 – 02:33 AM

VIVID!

This first look had two sections, the prologue & chapter 1. They vary greatly in tone. The...

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