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Soozee
The Idiot | Elif Batuman
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emmaturi
The Idiot | Elif Batuman
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Not even half way through yet, bit of a slow start for me! #book #currentread #theidiot

Cathythoughts I hope it picks up for you .. it‘s heading towards the top of my TBR 1y
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britt_brooke
The Idiot | Elif Batuman
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Here‘s my #BookPeople haul! I grabbed this cool edition of #Frankenstein because it‘s so pretty. Maybe now I‘ll finally read it. 😬 I bought #TheIdiot based on @saresmoore ‘s recent posts. Hubby grabbed the #Vonnegut mug for me because he feeds my addiction. 😆 #ATX #bookhaul

saresmoore What a great haul! And everything is so pretty. I hope you enjoy The Idiot! Are you enjoying your vacay? 1y
Alicia I love Book People! I got the same shirt! 😁👯‍♀️ 1y
DiruVamp Love that cover of Frankenstein! 1y
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kspenmoll Wonderful haul & so pretty! Love Frankenstein cover. Worth the read. 1y
Soubhiville Book people is awesome! That is a cool Frankenstein cover! 1y
britt_brooke @saresmoore Having a great time - thanks! Heading back to Tennessee later today. 1y
britt_brooke @Alicia 🙌🏻👯‍♀️ 1y
LeahBergen What a great haul! ❤️ 1y
rather_be_reading love it! 1y
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UnabridgedPod
The Idiot | Elif Batuman
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Pickpick

Reading #theidiot has made me think a lot about format. Typically, I don‘t mind reading on my Kindle at all, but with this novel, the switch to a “real” book made a huge difference. I was totally captivated by it the second time around. Perhaps it was timing?
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Anyone else have this experience?

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Imbookenit
The Idiot | Elif Batuman
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Selin, a Harvard student, stuck thinking about language and its relation it has to expressing thought and more distinctly, Love. #theidiot #fiction I‘m not sure what to think of it, except, I couldn‘t put it down. The book wasn‘t deeply thought provoking, nor relatable due to the incredible privileged life style she lived. But the sends of numbness and pain of being lead on felt relatable. 3.75/5📖

Emilymdxn I just finished this book too! There were some aspects I couldn‘t relate to (particularly as a British person with no clue how American universities work) but the protagonist felt so real and it was so original. 2y
Imbookenit @Emilymdxn Harvard‘s school system is deferent from many colleges, so I also had a hard time relating to that too. I felt the protagonist was gray. All the other characters made her story interesting. Which I guess was her point. 2y
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Imbookenit
The Idiot | Fyodor Dostoevsky
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The third Dostoyevsky book I have read. The Idiot is about a prince who has epilepsy and because of this all the characters around him believe him to be an idiot. In reality he is the most wise and kindest of all the characters. Due to his kindness he becomes trapped in a hero complex that makes him want to "save" the "mad" and beautiful Nastasya Filippovna from insanity. 4/5?#dostoyevsky #theidiot #fiction

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PagesAndConstellations
The Idiot | Fyodor Dostoevsky
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That's...really quite romantic. 🌹
#TheIdiot #Dostoyevsky

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PagesAndConstellations
The Idiot | Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Myshkin is such a sweetheart I love him so much. #TheIdiot #Dostoyevsky #RussianLit

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Imbookenit
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🎉🎉🎉🎉Happy New Year🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

Starting the new year off with a chapter from each of my 2017 intimidating reads!

I hope your year is filled with happiness, compassion, good food and even better books!

#theidiot #dostoyevsky #howardzinn #intimidatingreads #happynewyear

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LiteraryMind
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Mehso-so

It was a slow start at first. However it does pick up, although it has its moments of confusion. If you have ever read #FyodorDostoevsky #TheIdiot, the text structure is similar to that. In other words, in the midst of slight confusion, you find revelation and inspiring pieces that entices you to keep reading till the end. 😏