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Long Black Veil - Community Reviews back

by Jennifer Finney Boylan
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carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it 4 years ago
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I enjoyed this book quite a bit. It was a bit of a different story than I expected it to be only because I don't tend to read book summaries very carefully. I went into this book expecting a straight forward mystery thriller but I think ...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 4 years ago
I suppose with the world heading in the direction that it's headed, books like this will become the norm: overly PC books that try their damnedest not to piss anyone off. The problem I see with novels like Long Black Veil is author intrusion. When you move forward with a piece of art (music, film, l...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 4 years ago
On the one hand, Long Black Veil by Jennifer Finney Boylan is about an individual emotional journey of self-discovery. This is the "character" part of the book. On the other hand, this book is about a murder mystery and about a group of friends who survive a severe trauma. This is the "plot" part of...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 4 years ago
There is something dangerous about hearing an author speak about their work - their personality is imprinted on your mind and you risk reading them into the book more than they intended and they may create expectations that are hard to live up to. -- You may have guessed that I've heard Jennifer Boy...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Jennifer Finney Boylan’s Long Black Veil begins like many other “awful thing happens to a group of friends”stories, but it quickly becomes more complicated—and more affecting. We are told at the beginning that some of the friends will die. What we don’t know until much later is why everything happen...
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