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Like practically everything else in Lorrie Moore's novel, the title A Gate at the Stairs is a metaphor.
My main problem was that I had a hard time connecting with the main character Tassie, but I really really wanted to.
Individually, they're well-drawn characters - but the plot's lacking and the writing's too complex for the story.
I did not like the book. I kept reading thinking it would get better. It did not get any better!Published 3 months ago by Jamie Coffey
Tiny bit creepy, interesting story. Storyteller captured my interest.Published 3 months ago by Brixloki
I love this book. It's a beautifully written, engaging, at times hilarious novel about the many ways we can lose children. Read morePublished 4 months ago by abc
In this novel, men are so creepy. The book leaves me at a loss for words. Weirdness abounds. But I did like it, I think.Published 4 months ago by Ann
I though there were just too many analogies and references that were just contrived. You just had to wait too long for something to happen and than the situation seemed absurd.Published 5 months ago by Honey Heller
One of the worst books I have ever read.... It was painful to read because the story keeps going off on a tangent and it just makes no sense at all... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Patricia
Did not like this one. Insulting the readers' intelligence. She is a writer with fabulous ability but sadly this is not an example of it.Published 6 months ago by nb