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  • The Emperor's Children (Thorndike Press) – Hardcover (2007)
    by Claire Messud

    The Emperor's Children

    Hardcover, Thorndike Press
    2007
    English
    Large type / large print.
    728 pages

    ISBN: 0786292660
    ISBN-13: 9780786292660

    A magnificent novel of fate and fortune--of love and friendship, family and secrets, of striving and glamour, disaster and promise--this is a tour de force that brings to life a city, a generation, and living in the moment.

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Reviews of The Emperor's Children

Overall customer rating: 3.667
Jtny

boring!!!!

by Jtny on Jan 29, 2009

this book has nothing that inspired me... it was boring, tedious and the characters were poor. i didn't care for the characters and their lives... i read this book because i had to. More

LizaL33

Like its characters, a hollow thing of beauty

by LizaL33 on May 8, 2008

I wanted to read this book after I heard an interview with the author describing her process of writing this book. Apparently, she had come to a point with the characters and the story which she did not know how to get past. She, in fact, started to dislike all the characters and to find them deluded ... More

rejoyce

Plenitude and Privilege

by rejoyce on Aug 29, 2007

"Culture follows money," F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote. Claire Messud's novel, The Emperor's Children traces the intersecting lives of three friends who met as students at an Ivy League university, their relationships and careers as they negotiate the heady upper reaches of New York society, and the ... More

Paintbrush

Relationships & Adult Children

by Paintbrush on Jul 26, 2007

Well worth the time to read this. Makes for interesting character and contemporary culture analysis. More

Emily11507

A beautiful, complex novel

by Emily11507 on Jul 8, 2007

Claire Messud has crafted a deliberate, taut novel that reflects the inner worlds of several interconnected characters living in a world that is too enameled and artificial (until it comes tumbling down). One of the best novels to capture American society and 9/11. More

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