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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.
Beautiful writing but a depressing story. If you have too much happiness and joy in your life, read this book. It will bring you down some.Published 5 days ago by Randy Travis
A very pretty prose poem, with nothing even vaguely resembling a plot.Published 24 days ago by Elana Beth Schwab
Marilynne Robinson's writings are always thoughtful, blooming with metaphor and saturated with nuance. While the story was engaging, the ending was most poignant. Read morePublished 1 month ago by nancy
I'd give this novel 5 stars for the storyline and it's depth, however it receives a 3 star rating in the fact that it's a dense book that's hard to get through. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sally Balboa
Well - you can probably tell by my alias, aka Scarlet Letter's Hester Prynne, that I'm a literary type. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hester Prynne
Do not, absolutely do not, buy the audiocassette recording read by Beckett Royce. Luckily, I only borrowed it from the library. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jacqueline Romano