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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 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 6 days ago by jane rosenberg
Truly a masterpiece! Wonderful character delineation and dialogue. Have not read the other two.Published 7 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 10 days ago by Janet B. Even
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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months ago by caltexrose