Publish date: April 2009
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This was a bit of a let down after how much I loved A God in Every Stone, but it never really came together for me as a story, sort of limping around between different characters and threads, and constantly abandoning our heroine for far-less interesting stories about her boring husband and kid. It ...
The journey from Hiroko Tanaka to an almost Hiroko Konrad and finally, Hiroko Ashraf was intensely poetic and linked to the many absurdities of life. Everything written in the book can be reflected in one simple phrase, "The speed necessary to replace loss." More than a search for identity, Burnt Sh...
5/2/11 ** I've now officially dropped this book; I was enjoying it while I was reading it, but when I got side-tracked into something else, this didn't call me back. I keep trying to read literary novels and they just don't appeal. :(3/23/11 ** Several months ago BBC's program, The Strand, featured...
NO SPOILERSI finished this last night. Three or four stars? Do I REALLY like it or do I like it. While I was reading it, I REALLY liked it, but with time it is the story that will remain not all the wonderful lines that are so intriguing. I think it will turn into an "I liked it" book. You will thor...
Too ambitious, too wordy, just got through it.
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