The Monsters Of Templeton
Publish date: February 5th 2008
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Half of this book tells the story of Wilhelmina Upton, scion of a prominent upstate New York family which includes her hometown's founder and his son, a prominent novelist. The book opens when Willie returns to Templeton feeling disgraced, having fled her PhD research in the aftermath of a doomed af...
Awww!This book totally makes me squeal (in my mind, so as not to disturb those around me), "Awww!" Like the Portlandia dumpster diver. I can't find a Portlandia Aww meme and am too lazy to make my own, so just imagine it here and move along.Here are the things that just tickled me pink (I'm already ...
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At times, I wasn't quite sure what to make of this novel. I enjoyed it a great deal, especially the parallel stories told from historic times and how they lined up with the present narrative. I wasn't always sure how the two connected, though...I wanted a bit more meaningful commentary from the prot...
About my relationship with The Monsters of Templeton . . . it's complicated. Before we met, I had heard a wide range of opinions about the book. Now, my tastes lean toward the obscure. I don't tend to read the popular ones and I have a bit of prejudice toward them. "If it's that popular, it can't be...
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