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The Barrowfields: A Novel - Community Reviews back

by Phillip Lewis
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Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 4 years ago
I spent most of this novel wondering when the story would begin. I was promised a coming-of-age tale. I did not receive that. Unless the publisher and author consider any story that jumps back and forth from childhood to adulthood a coming-of-age story. I do not. To be a coming-of-age story, I feel ...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 4 years ago
Characters and setting are the focal points of The Barrowfields, the promising debut novel by Phillip Lewis. The plot centers around the theme of parents and children and of children's ability to overcome the scars of their childhood. With beautiful writing, the author conjures up a dark and somewha...
Read With ME (207)
Read With ME (207) rated it 5 years ago
This book really evoked a lot of emotion from me as I read it and, above all else, that alone usually justifies a five star rating, in my opinion. This is a coming of age novel which follows the main character, Henry, from the time he was a young child- actually it begins even before he was conceiv...
Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it 5 years ago
Henry’s father is obsessed with literature and the writing of a novel, so much so that each family member’s life seems to revolve around his books and writing endeavors. Henry’s parents buy a strange, metal and glass house, which is possibly haunted, in the Appalachian Mountains. There are some bac...
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