NY Times Book Review on Yann Martel’s Beatrice and Virgil

Yikes! Reviewer Michiko Kakutani is tough on the new Yann Martel novel, Beatrice and Virgil, calling it “misconceived and offensive” and a trivialization of the Holocaust. Now I’m interested to read what other reviewers and readers have to say. I figured it would just be a second book disappointment, but it sounds like there’s more to it than that. Read the dirt here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/13/books/13book.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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