Claire of the Sea Light
Publish date: May 6th 2014
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
3.5 star read
[“Every day, we must get up and look for life.”] --Haitian saying Claire of the Sea Light is a lovely little story. The language is beautiful and evocative, and I was fascinated by the details of everyday life in Haiti. At the same time, I think this falls far more neatly into the category of li...
I do love the way Edwidge Danticat writes. This book is full of lovely passages but never feels overwritten. You never get the idea that Danticat is trying too hard; this is just the way she expresses herself. The book feels effortless, and yet it's hard to find a page without a memorable, evocative...
Claire of The Sea Light is an ensnaring, beautiful, and evocative novel by Hatian-American author Edwidge Danticat. I was immediately drawn into the narrative by the first paragraph, and did not put it down until I was done, four hours later. Claire of the Sea Light is less about the titular charact...
Edwidge Danticat's pretty close to the top of my favorites list as far as authors go. Her earlier work [b:The Farming of Bones|31115|The Farming of Bones|Edwidge Danticat|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1347354314s/31115.jpg|2902] touched me deeply, and played a major role in me deciding ...
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