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Jayne Anne Phillips
Birth date: July 01, 1952
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Dr Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets
Dr Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets rated it 7 years ago
THE BLUE FOX reads like Hemingway crossed with a more recent Jayne Anne Phillips novel. Cut into three sections, the first is a series of precise beats following a hunter who tries to take down a fox. The middle section bursts forth with life and connectivity, loss, death, and reveals just who is th...
A Book Addict's Musings by Readinghearts
Quiet Dell is a novel based on a series of actual murders committed in the 1930s by a man calling himself Harry Powers. He does this by preying on widows who are writing to him via the Lonely Hearts Club, looking for someone to talk to and a bit of companionship. In the blurb at the beginning Jayne ...
Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it 8 years ago
Based on a true case that had haunted the author for decades, Quiet Dell is the story of the murders and investigation that took place during the 1930's, of a serial killer that preyed on vulnerable women. A subject that is not typical for this author, but something that she felt she needed to write...
ellaminnowpea
ellaminnowpea rated it 8 years ago
This book is so long!My egalley from Netgalley has some sort of problem where half of half the words don't show up on my Nook. I guess I'm gonna just have to wait to read this one when it comes out...sorry to the person at Scribner I know was on pins and needles waiting for my review.
sarah
sarah rated it 9 years ago
This seems to be one of those books to which most readers either connect deeply or don't connect at all. I didn't really connect with this book, although I can appreciate why other readers loved it.This book takes a little work to get into: it starts with the story of Robert Leavitt, an American sol...
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