If Only It Were True

If Only It Were True

Book - 2000
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A young architect in San Francisco awakens one day to find a woman in his closet--a woman with the ability to appear and disappear at will, who claims that her body lies in a coma in a hospital across town--and forms a bond with her that leads him to make an extraordinary effort to save her life."
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Pocket Books, c2000
ISBN: 9780743406178
0743406176
Branch Call Number: FIC Levy 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 216 p

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priscilla_46
Feb 09, 2015

The author's talent is obvious in the first two chapters. There is humor, characterization, and a plot that draws you in. Levy's writing flows so naturally, I sank into the plot and was amazed to find I was on page 50 - it seemed like I'd been reading only a few minutes.

I was dubious about starting the book because I'm not a reader of ghost stories or fairytales. But this book can't be put in either of those categories. The premise of a woman in a coma who travels from place to place, looking for help, is fascinating. The author has found a new approach in a lighthearted but thought provoking discussion of ethics, compassion, and romance.

nikki1216 Aug 03, 2012

Literally The best book I've ever read! My mom found this in our attic and I read it in two days. I loved it even better than Twilight. I loved the fact that it was for mature readers but tastefull at the same time. I really cant say enough good things about this book. READ THIS BEAUTIFL BOOK!!!

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scorpio21
Jan 19, 2012

An ending I wasn't expecting to this sad story.

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nikki1216 Aug 03, 2012

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