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There is little or no plot, and though I often love character driven novels, this was a bit thin.
Marilynne Robinson is a superb writer and, in writing Home and Gilead, has created a unique perspectivie on what makes a life worthwhile.
During my reading time I find other things that need doing just to avoid having to pick up this book again.
I'm a big fan of Marilynne Robinson's but this book was very tedious. Way too much repetition. Once past that, though, the themes (sometimes depicted in descriptions of scenery or... Read morePublished 16 hours ago by HY
"Gilead" and "Home" are two of my all time favorite books. If your enjoyment is based on an interesting plot or the resolution of conflict, you will not agree with... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Joan C. Frank
People who have read Gilead will feel right at home with the Boughtons. Marilynne Robinson writes with the same luminous prose of her previous work.Published 23 days ago by L. Roach
Read Home with Gilead and get different perspectives of the same story. Jack, the protagonist, seems almost totally unlikable in Gilead, but in Home, a broader picture of painted... Read morePublished 24 days ago by caltexrose
One soon identifies with two lonely lost souls. Marvelous use of metaphors.Published 1 month ago by Stan MelsonDr.
this was an interesting book on faith and family. It is the story of the prodigal son retold. I gabe it a somewhat lower rating because it was a difficult book for me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by E Dog's Nana
Marilynne Robinson is so immensely talented that anything she writes is pretty amazing. "Home" is the follow up to her masterpiece "Gilead," which is simply one of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by E. Thomas