Homesick for Another World Hardcover – 8 February 2017
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- Item Weight : 444 g
- Hardcover : 304 pages
- ISBN-10 : 022410134X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0224101349
- Dimensions : 14.4 x 2.9 x 22.2 cm
- Publisher : Random House (8 February 2017)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #300,558 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I really like ottessa moshfegh's writing, but did not necessarily connect with all the stories. Some of the stories were really well written and I admire her writing style. I would definitely recommend reading this for anyone who enjoys her work.