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By the time I read the first 50 pages I decided not to finish this book, which is very unusual for me.
HOUSEKEEPING is a very difficult book to read, but at the same time, I was drawn to it for the beautiful writing and the complexity of the characters.
I don't know what it is about this book but I don't care about the characters and the writing seems to drag along without much interest for me.
A bit harsh but satisfying as well. That is a talented writer for sure! I want another book by this author!Published 4 days ago by ecando4
Ms. Robinson is another writer's workshop professor showing off with words.
I can tell she wants so badly to be a writer, but her say nothing paragraphs leave me feeling... Read more
This is a great novel. Ruth and Lucille emerge as interesting characters and I cared a lot about what happened to them. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Paul McDonagh
Really gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood and it ,s great book of course... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Carol Godshall
I've never written a review before, but I hated this book so much I felt it necessary to voice my utter disdain for this novel, as it was terribly difficult to get through and I... Read morePublished 20 days ago by K. Barboza
I believe I read this novel some years ago (1990s?), but I did not find it difficult, but certainly unusual. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Janice E. Schechter
It's a beautiful novel. To quote my wife, "It's like reading poetry."Published 21 days ago by Steve Hux
Housekeeping is on my all-time top ten list of favorite novels. The writing is concise and beautiful, the descriptions breathtaking. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Genevieve Mathis