Publish date: August 4th 2011
Publisher: Center Street
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Such an incredibly bland novel but which has all the 'animal' writers raving about it - with their titles tagged on at the end of their pithy reviews on the back cover - which probably proves that not all lawyers make good writers.
I must say that I was pretty disappointed in this book than what I thought I was going to be. Given the description and storyline, I expected this to be a gut-wrenching book. It was written pretty matter of factly!
Originally published at my blog Chasing Empty PavementsThe Good: Oh. My. Gawd. This book has some of THE most beautiful sentences ever written. The language was not just beautifully written but there were a few sentences I shivered with how much I felt while reading them. I love the simple sentimen...
In a way, this book should have had the word atonement in the title since the story revolves around life, death and getting things right or merely getting things on the right path in order to resolve all those ethical questions that occur in everyone. Helena has just died from cancer and returns to...
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