The Magician's Assistant
Publish date: 1998
Publisher: Harvest Books
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
Awww, I loved this book.
I came across this book by accident on kindle and read it for free on KU. It is the first work I've read by Ann Patchett, though I have heard about her in the past. At first I was a little skeptical that I was going to be able to get into the story but after a bit the ride smoothed out and I ended u...
Sabine is devastated when her husband and partner Parsifal dies unexpectedly. As an AIDS patient, she always knew that he would die, but she believed they had a couple more years. While the aneurysm that does kill him is blessed quick in comparison to the slow decline of AIDS, she struggles to come ...
Whew. I've been muddling through 2 and 3 star books for a while; it was quite a relief to find this beautiful specimen. I have State of Wonder on my to read list and was browsing stacks in the library by author and figured I'd pick up something else by Patchett to see what I thought. And I loved i...
The writing of this was so lyrical and beautiful it amazed me, but the story completely lost me. Not that there is not the possibility of people living this kind of story, but I wouldn't want to know them.
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