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The River King - Alice Hoffman, Laural Merlington
The River King
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4.00 10
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781469235035 (146923503X)
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Edition language: English
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 Door 2 Book: "The River King" by Alice Hoffman - highly recommended
As soon as I started "The River King" I was smiling at having found something distinctive and wonderful. I luxuriated in surrendering myself into the hands of a dryly witty, joyfully articulate and completely omniscient narrator who curated my journey through the lives of a small group of people a...
Lost in the Stacks
Lost in the Stacks rated it
This was a nice summer novel; light on plot, most of which we've seen elsewhere but Hoffman breathes new life into tired tropes with great characters. Gus and Carlyn (I listened to the audio edition and don't know the spellings of the names) are newcomers to the Haddon school, both from much ...
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4.0 The River King
Beautiful, sad story. I'm still sad for most of the characters.
kerry rated it
It took me a while to really get into this one, there were some parts that dragged a bit, but the magical realism (somewhat) makes up for what it's lacking. Hoffman spells out the affluent side of Massachusetts to a tee; I almost felt like I was there... oh wait, I am in Mass, so nevermind. I guess ...
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