Rating: 2/3. A fantastical celebration of literature! It combines a love of writing with the philosophy of art and belief.
Rating: 1/3. A whirlwind of a coming-of-age story weaved into Middle Eastern tradition, literature, folklore, and allegory.
Rating: 1/3. This story deserves close attention to its details, the layers of reality making up a quiet 20th-century American countrytown.
Rating: 3/3. It has a majestic, intricate force to its expression that made me cling to the book in silence for several minutes after finishing it.