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The Cradle - Patrick Somerville
The Cradle
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316036122 (0316036129)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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kimberlytroyer rated it
3.0 The Cradle
I want to give this four stars, but I'm pretty sure that extra star would just be because I loved The Universe in Miniature in Miniature so much. It was a good, quick read but I would've liked another hundred pages or so just to flesh out the characters and add some weight to the ending.
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
5.0 The Cradle: A Novel
Patrick Somerville is a master of the short novel. How he snuck a beautiful story of familial love into such a slender novel and captured my attention from the beginning to end is beyond me. However, I can't wait to read more from this author. I'm glad I didn't judge this book by it's cover. A m...
Another fine mess
Another fine mess rated it
This slim novel, from the many effusive reviews' distilled plot summary and on through each station of the plot's serendipitous collisions, teetered precariously on the brink of the mawkish, the whimsical, the high-concept. I pictured a certain kind of Sundance film, until I got a few pages in, and...
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