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This was a well written book that I enjoyed reading immensly.
The plot line is revealed early on, and one of the characters spends much time in the present trying very hard to fill in the gaps in his history of the other.
Once again David Guterson has captured my mind and attention with a beautiful and well written book.
A long and winding tale of two young men shaped by their families, choices, and mental illness. Guterson does a good job describing the subtle onset of mental illness observed by... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Valerie Allen
Readers who lived in Seattle during the 60s and 70s will love the local references. This is comfort food for middle-aged natives. My mom is buried in that cemetery. Read morePublished 11 months ago by waterbaby
While this book lacks the plot and historical analysis of the outstanding Snow Falling on Cedars, it has something much more powerful: a clear case for the value of ordinary,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by AudreyB
THE OTHER IS THE FOURTH NOVEL WRITTEN BY DAVID GUTERSON. THE OTHERS ARE: SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS, EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS, AND OUR LADY OF THE FOREST. HIS FIFTH NOVEL IS ED KING. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Shirley Guterson
This story of a guilt loaded male friendship on the Pacific Coast is moving and yet not sentimental with emphasis on nature and philosophy.Published 16 months ago by ulla
I picked this book to read with high expectations, having loved Guterson's Snow Falling on Cedars. The plot seemed intriguing enough. Read morePublished 19 months ago by M. Harrington
Misery in the mountains of Washington State that is. The Other is an unremittingly depressing and humorless novel. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Stephen Schwartz
I just finished this book and I'm a bit sad, because it's one of those novels I wish never had to end. Read morePublished on August 19, 2012 by CeaselessyCurious
This is the fourth David Guterson book I've read, and while I liked it, it was not my favorite. His style and prose are like no other and honestly I had to get a dictionary out... Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by Blacktoastintolerate