I really loved Fr. Melancholy's Daughter. So I was excited to read this sequel on Margaret's life. I had heard she follows her late father's footsteps. Read morePublished 3 days ago by K. Stickney
Evensong is easily among my top 5 favorite novels of all time. Godwin is a masterful writer who can weave spirituality, love, and sexuality into an engaging, yet unobtrusive story. Read morePublished 2 months ago by mak3112
After the pleasant experience of reading Father Melancholy's Daughter , this sequel was pure frustration . Read morePublished 2 months ago by FRS
It was right down "the alley" of my kind of book. There are passages so good they are underlined for quotes. It's just a well-written story :)Published 3 months ago by Ramona B. Milby
I am a total fan of Gail Godwin and have been since reading "The Odd Woman" back in -- oh well, never mind. "Evensong" is not one of my favorites, but it's still a good read. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Virginia Graziani
One of my favorite books from this author. The prequel and sequel are also excellent. Great characterization, some irony, a look into the life of a woman priest.
I love it.
I loved Father Melancholy's Daughter (the first Gail Godwin book I had ever read) and wanted more of the story--more of Margaret. Read morePublished on April 6, 2010 by Jane Beckwith
Relationships, religion and redemption are the 3 R's in National Book Award nominee Gail Godwin's Evensong, an eloquently rendered, albeit sometimes decelerated, story of a woman's... Read morePublished on May 23, 2009 by Gail Cooke
Evensong is a very quiet, almost passive book with a strong dose of dignity thrown in. The story revolves around a married Episcopalian clergy couple and the inner workings of... Read morePublished on April 26, 2008 by S.A.I