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Illumination Night
Illumination Night
Author: Alice Hoffman
ISBN-13: 9780449215944
ISBN-10: 0449215946
Publication Date: 6/12/1988
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 32 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
This is an excellent book about relationships of all sorts. It explores characters' actions and reactions. It can be difficult at times, but is well worth reading.
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Helpful Score: 1
Full of remarkable characters in a beautiful seeting (Martha's Vineyard)vinateg Hoffman - full of magic, mystery and longing. A quick read you won't want to put down.
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A good story, with some odd twists
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strange.....but still entertaining
spiritedbabe59 avatar reviewed Illumination Night on + 106 more book reviews
One the things I love about Alice Hoffman's books is her ability to take such unrelated characters and weave them into a completely logical, believable story. The other is her ability to tell such a GOOD story - it's all about the language. This book satisfies me on those two levels, but I didn't like the ending. It left me wanting more, and not in a great way. But it has left me haunted by the characters and location. Overall I liked the book, but was disappointed by the ending.
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I love the magic of Hoffman's writing and this one is populated with magic and quirky characters.
Chinagirl avatar reviewed Illumination Night on + 14 more book reviews
Very unique style--a bittersweet read.
bookcrazychick avatar reviewed Illumination Night on + 76 more book reviews
Another great Hoffman book. I don't think she is capable of writing a bad line.
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Add this to your Alice Hoffman collection . . .just a great read!
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A great read, I love the way Alice Hoffman writes!
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I thought Alice Hoffman tried to invest in too many characters for such a short novel. I felt as if I was acquainted with them but did not have a chance to really know any of them. I was disapointed in this book.