The Signature of All Things
Publish date: October 1st 2013
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
One thing I can say is that Gilbert definitely can write. She weaves her tale expertly and even makes it sound like a 19th century novel. The amount of meticulous research that must've gone into this book, richly detailed with history and science, amazed me. The story itself is good, although I felt...
Had it not been for grad school, it seems unlikely I would've ever read any work of Elizabeth Gilbert's. All I had known of her previously was that her name was attached to a certain popular book that was of little interest to me. During a lecture at my first residency, Gilbert's TED talk on “genius...
When the book club selected a book from the Eat Pray Love author, I simply assumed it would be cut from chick-lit cloth, maybe heartwarming, maybe uplifting. When I realized it was a historical I thought, ok, I'm down with that. What I didn't expect was something to be quite so literary and scientif...
Our passions and our reasons determine who we are and how we see the world. The protagonist, Alma, is all left brain, scientific, analytical, rational and good at language arts. The two other main characters Prudence (good at poetry, dance, and music), her sister, and Ambrose who sees the world on...
The good:The mossy cover of the ARC I got was lovely. I don’t know why they changed it to a dark one or the kindle one that shows a woman going to the jungle. Despite how I feel for the contents of the book, that botanical cover was pretty nice. It fit the book perfectly.The life lessons from Alma’s...
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