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by Amy Tan
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It’s been so long since I read Amy Tan’s vThe Hundred Secret Senses that all I could remember about it was that a) I really liked it, b) there was reincarnation, and c) hundred-year-old duck eggs somehow played a role in the plot. I needed a good book to read today, since the last two books I read w...
....And Then The Fandoms Came
....And Then The Fandoms Came rated it 5 years ago
Usually I'm a big Amy Tan fan but this book was a huge miss with me. While the stylist writing was occasionally a reason, it was more so due to the relationship(or lack thereof) between Olivia and Kwan. Olivia treated Kwan horribly. While I understand that accepting the fact that your father has ...
Mellkoh rated it 7 years ago
I liked this book and waffled over giving it three or a four stars. I definitely liked it enough to get through it quickly. The characters are interesting as well -- Kwan is a hoot -- but I found the narrative a bit long-winded at times and a bit hard to follow on occasion, most often when Kwan wa...
ginamonge rated it 10 years ago
I couldn't get into this one...I read the first quarter of the book and decided to stop.
Kaethe rated it 23 years ago
I didn't like this as much as The Joy Luck Club or The Kitchen God's Wife, both of which I loved. I don't know why.
kerry rated it 50 years ago
It was hard for me to get into this story in the beginning, but towards the end everything fell together. Elements of complicated relationships, ghosts, the past, and China flow beautifully through this book. There are certain aspects of loss and gain throughout this, a balance.Joy spilling from sor...
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