by Ruth Ozeki - The Book of Form and Emptiness Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4.5 by 3,695 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Unique journey
  • Enchanting story of love
  • Beautiful and unique
  • Interesting characters
  • Experimental storytelling
  • Touches on big ideas
  • Celebrates books and libraries
  • Wisdom and compassion

Cons from Reviews

  • Lengthy and rambling
  • Staccato style disruptive
  • Narrative unnecessary
  • Requires endurance
  • Contrived narrative
  • Lacks proper discussion on mental health
  • Some elements didn't work
  • Becomes a chore to read
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