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The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart reviewed by Elizabeth Zollinger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

September 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Fiction, Works in Translation

This is a charming coming of age story soaked with melancholy. Set in the late 19th century Europe, the narrator describes his formative years with a prosthetic heart. Teased and bullied at school for being different, the only escape for little Jack is the memory the beautiful near-sighted little singer who he has only met [...]

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