Review: NOVEL WITHOUT A NAME by Duong Thu Huong

Matt’s Book Blog recently reviewed Novel Without a Name by Duong Thu Huong for the Vietnam War Reading Challenge.  Here’s an excerpt from his review:

Along with portraying the horrors of extended jungle combat – American bombing and friendly fire and hungry tigers  –  Duong Thu Huong also portrays country people as apathetic, sly, gossiping, cruel, grasping. Plus, traditional values as seen as narrow, deadening, and anti-woman.

Read the complete review here.

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Review: NOVEL WITHOUT A NAME by Duong Thu Huong

Isabel of Books and Other Stuff recently reviewed Duong Thu Huong’s Novel Without a Name for the Vietnam War 2010 Reading Challenge.

Here’s a snippet:

Even though Huong has a lot of descriptive and thoughtful passages, she always gets the reader back to the reality of the war. The earliest scene was of Quan and Luy burying decaying women’s bodies, who had also been raped and beaten before their deaths.

Read the full review.

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