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It's just that I think there is a bit too much repetitiveness.
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.
“You must forgive in order to understand. Until you forgive, you defend yourself against the possibility of understanding”
Home is the second book in the Gilead series... Read more
I loved Gilead when I read it years ago and thought I'd like to keep up with the people and the story before I went forward to Lila, so I read Home on my kindle. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Mark Ludwig
Each of the novels in the trio (Gilead, Home, Lila) can stand alone as a superb piece of literature. But of the three, this is my favorite. Read morePublished 4 days ago by BW
I felt that Gilead was a much better book than this one because it had more depth. The constant theme of Jack's shame and his family's response to it in Home was drawn out too... Read morePublished 5 days ago by J. Broadwell
I read 20% of the book on my kindle and was bored to death. It was so slow i couldn't bear to finish the novel.Published 14 days ago by jane rosenberg
Truly a masterpiece! Wonderful character delineation and dialogue. Have not read the other two.Published 16 days ago by Isabel A Reynolds
I loved "Housekeeping" so I was surprised how much I disliked "Gilead." Couldn't even finish it, I was so bored with it. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Janet B. Even