Witches on the Road Tonight
Publish date: March 1st 2011
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Magical Realism
I'm both enjoyed and disliked this story. The aspects I liked:-Father/Daughter narratives-Eddie's story about the time Tucker came to the mountain-Wallace's story about her time with Jasper as well as her believability as a girl on the verge of young womanhoodThe aspects I did not like:-Contemporary...
I'm not exactly sure how I feel about this book. I know I liked Eddie, couldn't stand Wallis, felt sorry for Jasper, and was intrigued by Cora and Tucker. I guess the best I can say is, it wasn't bad but just not for me.
I liked much of it, but I'm really allergic to books that foreshadow, flash-forward and then back-fill. I get it as a story telling device, and I understand that people enjoy it, but it drives me bug shit.
Witches on the Road Tonight has proven to be as enjoyable a read as Holman’s earlier efforts (The Dress Lodger and The Mammoth Cheese), and I am looking forward to the day when I move up to #1 on my library’s hold list for her first novel, A Stolen Tongue.Holman’s novels, so far, have reminded me in...
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