The Sparrow (The Returned, #0.6)
Pages no: 25
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*Cross-posted on Goodreads and Wordpress. The Sparrow is a huge improvement over its predecessor The First. Whereas The First serves as an introduction to a world where the dead suddenly return alive, The Sparrow delves into the moral issues that arise from it. Are the Returned human? Are they sti...
This one was absolutely wonderful. One left. Hope the book itself is as touching as this story was.
Everything I said about The First applies to The Sparrow as well. Written in third, telling rather than showing, there's a distance to the characters—-which actually works better here than in The First. This is a story about a couple who finds a Returned, a little girl, and takes her home. Again the...
I don't know if I enjoyed The Sparrow as much as The First - I think it deals with weightier issues, and in such a short book, it feels disjointed and stilted. Whereas The First is about the very first person who comes back from the dead, The Sparrow deals with the darker side of the phenomenon.When...