Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
Publish date: February 9th 2011
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
Kind of dragged at the end.
I started out writing that I thought Anne Tyler was an under-appreciated writer, and then I remember that she won a Pulitzer, so perhaps that's not exactly the correct term. I think people don't realize the skill it takes to write her novels. While I haven't read all her work, the common thread, f...
You know, you can choose your friends, but you cannot choose your family. So much of what we become in life is rooted to what we experienced growing up and our immediate family (genetics included). Our thoughts, actions, knee-jerk reactions, fears and general opinions in life are shaped by those t...
Tyler is not an author I particularly enjoy, however if you want to grab this it is available here
These are the most multi-dimensional, fleshed out characters I've read about in just about forever. By turns I hated the characters, then felt sorry for them, then felt proud of them...and, at the end, was crushed by the circumstances that informed their entire lives. They are all so....human. And v...