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The Weight Of Water - Anita Shreve
The Weight Of Water
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780349109114 (0349109117)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
2.0 The Weight of Water
I couldn't warm to this book. I think it tries too hard, it feels affected, insincere. It's mostly told from the perspective of Jean. She's a photographer sent to get photographs of Smuttynose, Maine, part of the Shoal Islands near Portsmouth, New Hampshire. In 1873, it was the setting of a gruesome...
Anne Brooke: fiction writer
Anne Brooke: fiction writer rated it
3.0 The Weight of Water
Grimly beautiful book, though I didn't like the historical flashbacks which took me out of the story and which I skipped on the whole. However, the current-day story is superb and the ending is tragically perfect.
misfitgeek rated it
Again, the ending blew me away
Gale Martin
Gale Martin rated it
Some hurts can never be forgotten, can never be assuaged. Some books show us the basest side of human nature. Some viewpoint characters in novels deserve little reader sympathy.Even when evidencing these uncomfortable truths, some books can be great reads in the hands of a talented author.The Weight...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
This book was mostly incredibly dull. The only reason I kept reading was because I wanted to find out the resolution of the historical murder. The parts of the book that take place in the modern day, with the family on the boat, were really hard to get through.
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