The Hundred Secret Senses
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Asian Literature
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...
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 ...
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...
I couldn't get into this one...I read the first quarter of the book and decided to stop.
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.
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