If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor

The novel is a lyrical exploration of a single day in an ordinary British street, where the lives of the inhabitants are quietly observed and their personal stories are delicately unfolded. The narrative alternates between the past and the present, revealing a tragic event that has left a profound impact on one of the residents. The book is a meditation on the extraordinary within the mundane, the significance of the everyday, and the impact of pivotal events on ordinary lives.

The 7086th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 99

Since this book was first published in 2002, there is a penalty of 44.8%. The age adjusted score is 54.65.

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