Publish date: March 7th 2013
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
This book was ridiculous. The footnotes were ridiculous, the voice of the main character was ridiculous, his nonsensical chatter was ridiculous. The only thing that was somewhat enjoyable about the book was Meadow, the main character's daughter. She was smart, sassy, and the only well drawn chara...
I haven't cried over a book in a very long long time. This just made me cry. For love, life and loss. For that alone, it deserves 5 stars for moving me so (pause)
After listening to the audio version of the book, I wondered, is it an exposé, Erik’s memoir, an essay on marriage and parental responsibility, a treatise on love with an expiration date, or simply a straight forward confession of willful, deceitful behavior, given only because he was caught? Is the...
Erik Schroder abandoned his German identity as a teenager and adopted the Camelot surname to become Erik Kennedy, a choice that would follow him through adulthood. As a stay at home dad, he develops a close bond with his young daughter, Meadow, but loses the connection he once had with his wife. Fol...
Bleh.Not bad. But nothing to call home about.Or make foam about.Or write a poem about. Which I just did. But not really. Because it wrote itself. This was an interesting concept for a novel, but it never achieved lift-off for me. I kept waiting for some revelations that would have made it worth my e...
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