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  • The Goldfinch

  • Written by: Donna Tartt
  • Narrated by: David Pittu
  • Length: 32 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America and a drama of enthralling force and acuity. It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his unbearable longing for his mother, he clings to one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible terrible narration

  • By Amazon Customer on 2019-07-27

A book you will want to read until you fall asleep

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-01-14

Reading through Theo's life and discoveries of self completly indulges you into a self reflection of your own and you began to feel as though Theo our main character is a part of you. The Goldfinch makes you wonder about all life's questions and though it is lengthy, you will won't want this novel to end!

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