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The Valley of Amazement - Amy Tan
The Valley of Amazement
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781443410243 (1443410241)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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Linda78 rated it
4.0 The Valley of Amazement
I did something while reading this book that I have never done before: I flipped to the last page to see if it had a happy ending. Because good lord does Violet get put through the ringer. This is often a difficult read, so I'll say upfront: if sexual exploitation makes you squeamish, you may want...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
1.0 The Valley of Amazement
I might have finished slogging through this had I not had several other library books which were becoming due. Then again, this isn't really my cup of tea, my being an elderly, repressed Calvinist and all. I made it through 36% of the book, or 336 pp. So, we have a young American girl in China (Shan...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Valley of Amazement
This is a novel which provides a double cultural distance for most readers, arising from both place (most of it is set in China) and time (there is a long, intergenerational span of time covered, but the major events of the plot take place in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century). Nonethe...
Meh rated it
5.0 The Valley of Amazement
I liked this book a lot. Not enough to re-read often, if at all, but I was glad I read it. I myself never got over Edward's death. Why couldn't she be with him? Of course, I know why, but the tragedy! Anyway, this book was satisfying to read, and I'd recommend it.
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Lagniappe Literature rated it
5.0 The Valley of Amazement
AMAZING!!LOVED this well written book by Amy Tan!! Wouldn't have expected anything but a great story from this incredible writer. I will always remember this book with fondness. I can't recall a boring moment. I was engulfed by The Valley of Amazement and could not put book down. Bravo!!
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