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A Complicated Kindness - Miriam Toews
A Complicated Kindness
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780676976137 (0676976131)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it
5.0
I appreciated this book much more on re-read (it's hard to pick a fave of hers - but at least I now have all three that I've read so far clearly in my mind). I am still slightly more impressed with the two that followed, The Flying Troutmans and Irma Voth, but it's only because ... because ... why?...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
3.0 A Complicated Kindness
3.5 The .5 is for the ending. I liked it and would read more by her but didn't love it. I think this is going to be my last book of 2011.
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
3.0 A Complicated Kindness
3.5 The .5 is for the ending. I liked it and would read more by her but didn't love it. I think this is going to be my last book of 2011.
cczarneckikernus
cczarneckikernus rated it
4.0 A Complicated Kindness
It wasn't the story that necessarily captivated me, but how it brought me back to my own years as a teenager in Manitoba. Things I had forgotten: Reach for the Top, Hymn Sing, and memories faint: bobbing bird, Irish Rovers, Farrah hair with heavy base. Many thanks to the author; it was a good trip h...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
My friend Stefanie (who recommended the book) and I share a love of reading but rarely do our Venn diagrams overlap except when it comes to novels about alienated, mixed-up teens.Nomi Nickel joins Daniel Handler's Flannery Culp (The Basic Eight) as one of my favorite characters. Like Flan, Nomi is a...
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