I was left wanting more...I felt like I was related to or knew these people.
This was a difficult read for me because it weaves in and out of stories and characters which I found very difficult to follow and understand.
Her protagonist Ursa Corregidora is as complex as they come and Jones unflinchingly takes the reader through the good and ugly of her life.
Ms. Jones has written a tour de force and compacted it in the raw ferocity that compelled me (the reader) to hold on tight and keep up with her character's trailblazing tale. Read morePublished 2 months ago by S M KEITH
What Gayl Jones can do with language should make all other writers jealous. This debut novel is so raw that it feels voyeuristic--imagine overhearing your neighbors' most personal... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Rochelle
Had to read this book for class, so was not a book I normally would have picked on my own.Published 15 months ago by Hannah Farnsworth
Maybe it was the time period that it was written about. I thought it was very strange. Going back and forth between timelines. Odd.Published 16 months ago by Ashani C. Motisola
My book Blub read it as we have quite a discussion about the trouble that plague women who have no means of their own. The book explores lesbianism and battering.Published 17 months ago by CharlieMae
This book was the biggest waste of my time. I love a good story that is steeped in history but this one was absolutely ridiculous. Read morePublished 17 months ago by R. Wright
There are so many layers to Jones' writing, I'm going to have to re-read this soon, and not for class.Published 20 months ago by Kaitlin Williams
I had to read this for a Southern Literature class. It was the easiest read but also one of the most disturbing. Read morePublished 21 months ago by gandhi